Fall River Elementary

Educating students today for tomorrow


FRE Beliefs:  
  • All students can learn.
  • Families and communities are an important part of the learning process. 
  • Continuous student growth is key to success 
  • To increase WV Accountability Index proficiency rate by 2% in reading and math as measured by the state assessment.
  • To promote a culture of high expectations through positive relationship building among staff, parents, and students by increasing our communication with parents by 3% as measured by the WVDE Parent School Climate Survey. 
  • To increase our overall average attendance by 2% from the previous year. 


  • PEP Clubs

    Families be on the look out for PEP Clubs Pre-K-5th grade! Parents as Educational Partners-learn how to help your child at home!! We look forward to seeing YOU there!

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  • Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day

    Fall River will celebrate March 2nd with readers at 9:30am.

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  • Science Fair 3rd, 4th, 5th grades

    School Fair Coming Soon!. See Science Buddies link to the right for ideas!!

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  • Introduction

    Welcome to Fall River Elementary School, home of the Falcons! Our school is located in a small, rural community in McDowell County, WV. The school population consists of 150 Pre-K through 5th grade students and 26 faculty and staff. Fall River’s mission is “Educating Students Today for Tomorrow.” At Fall River, we set high expectations for all of our students both in academics and behavior. We believe that building relationships between students, family and community is the key factor for students to achieve academic excellence and strong interpersonal skills. Feel free to contact your child’s teacher or myself with any questions or concerns. 304-656-7665

    Lori Howington, Principal

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