Merritts Creek

About Merritts Creek

Merritts Creek located in Salt Rock, WV, taught grades 1-6.

In 1955-56 there were 86 students.

In 1957-58 there were 91 students.

In 1960-61 there were 91 students.


This information was obtained from: “Directory Cabell County Public Schools”, 1955-1956 and 1957-1958 was a loan from John Hanna, Principal at Southside Elementary.

“Directory Cabell County Public Schools”, 1960-1961. A loan from Mike O’Dell, Assistant Superintendent/Operations



In 1980-81 there were 99 students.

In 1981-82 there were 87 students.

In 1982-83 there were 141 students.

In 1983-84 there were 144 students.

In 1984-85 there were 145 students.

In 1985-86 there were 154 students.

In 1986-87 there were 143 students.

In 1987-88 there were 141 students.

In 1988-89 there were 129 students.

In 1989-90 there were 128 students.

In 1990-91 there were 111 students.

The original building was constructed in 1965. Additions were made in 1982 and 1985.

Merritts Creek School closed at the end of the 1990-91 school year and the students transferred to Salt Rock Elementary School.



This information was obtained by:

Information and Data Concerning the Proposed Closing of Merritts Creek Elementary School

Prepared Pursuant to WV Chapter 18, Article 5, Section 13a and WV Board of Education Policy 6200



In 1979-80 school year there were 117 students.

In 1980-81 school year there were 107 students.

In 1981-82 school year there were 98 students.

In 1982-83 school year there were 163 students.

In 1983-84 school year there were 160 students.

In 1984-85 school year there were 167 students.

In 1985-86 school year there were 171 students.

In 1986-87 school year there were 173 students.

In 1987-88 school year there were 157 students.

In 1988-89 school year there were 153 students.



This information was obtained by:

Information Concerning the Proposed Closing of Milton High School

Prepared in Pursuant to Code of West Virginia Chapter 18, Article 5, Section 13a and West Virginia Board of Education, Policy 6200



Merritts Creek Elementary – Closed June 1992 – students were transferred to Salt Rock Elementary, 1992



This information was obtained by:

West-End Elementary School Consolidated Elementary School , Education Specifications, ZMM, Inc. Architects and Engineers Charleston, WV, July 1, 1996 Revised August 6, 1996.
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