The Upshur County School District is comprised of seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school as well as one technical center which serves students from Upshur, Lewis and Barbour counties.


The Upshur County Christian Academy is a Christian day-school ministry of the Calvary Baptist Church of Buckhannon, WV. Generally, offering a traditional instructional program for grades K5-12.


Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private residential college affiliated with The United Methodist Church.  The College has 1,400 students and offers 49 majors and 34 minors along with graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, education,  nursing and more.