Weirton is comprised of top-rated schools that are in both Hancock and Brooke County School Districts. Having schools in both districts gives Weirton residents a unique opportunity to choose where their children attend school, including:
Hancock County Schools
Weirton Elementary (public)
Weir Middle School (public)
Weir High School (public)
St. Joseph School – Preschool to Eighth Grade (private)
St. Paul School – Preschool to Eighth Grade (private)
Madonna High School (private)
Brooke County Schools
Lauretta B Millsop Primary School (public)
Follansbee Middle School (public)
Brooke High School (public)
The Hancock County school system also operates the John D. Rockefeller Career Center where high school students and adults alike learn industrial arts, as well as a wide variety of practical skills readily marketable in the work force.
West Virginia Northern Community College has a campus on Weirton Heights, and Eastern Gateway Community College is just a 15-minute drive away in neighboring Steubenville, Ohio.
The renowned Franciscan University is also in Steubenville. There are 8 other colleges and universities within an hour drive of Weirton including major universities such as the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Duquesne University.