Education

Education is an important part of our community. Cross Lanes has several grade schools and a high school. Charleston Catholic is located in dowtown Charleston a just a short drive. Higher education schools close by are – West Virginia State, University of Charleston and BridgeValley Technical School.
Nitro High School 
A West Virginia Exemplary School, Nitro High School will create a positive, safe and supportive culture designed to enhance student learning.
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West Virginia State University
WVSU offers 22 bachelor's degrees and four master's degrees. The University is positioned to become the most student-centered research and teaching, land-grant university in West Virginia, and beyond.
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Charleston Catholic High School
Located in downtown Charleston, Charleston Catholic High School is a private, coeducational, Catholic school enrolling students from a variety of Christian and non-Christian backgrounds.
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Cross Lanes Elementary
Located in Cross Lanes, WV, Cross Lanes Elementary provides a superior education for students Kindergarten through 5th grade.
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Point Harmony Elementary
Located on Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes, WV, Point Harmony Elementary provides an outstanding education for students Kindergarten through 5th grade.
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Andrew Jackson Middle School
The Andrew Jackson Middle School community believes that all students can achieve through high quality rigorous experiences which prepare students for the diverse and global society.
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Universities and Higher Education
University of Charleston
At the University of Charleston, there's a spirit of innovation in everything they do. Their core mission is to educate each student for a life of productive work, enlightened living and community involvement.
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BridgeValley Community and Technical College
BridgeValley Community and Technical College is a great place to get a degree, earn credits and transfer them to a four-year institution. They also offer students opportunities to gain a new skill set or certificate in a year to enhance your career path.
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Marshall University
Marshall University is composed of academic units that include the Colleges of Arts and Media; Business; Education and Professional Development; Information Technology and Engineering; Liberal Arts; Health Professions, and Science, as well as the Honors College; University College; the Graduate College; the School of Pharmacy; and the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
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