The Putnam County Board of Education, a part of Putnam County Schools, is responsible to establish purposes, programs and procedures for the development of students. The board functions primarily as a legislative body to formulate and adopt education policies, ensure that policies are implemented and evaluate the results. The Putnam County Board of Education supervises the functioning of Putnam County Schools. Putnam County Schools is one of the finest school systems in the state of West Virginia. The district serves more than 9,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in various elementary, middle and high schools, as well as career and technical centers. The Putnam County Board of Education is located in Winfield, W.V.