Some schools in Putnam County, West Virginia, include Buffalo Elementary, Winfield Elementary, Poca Middle School, Hurricane Middle School and Winfield High School. Putnam county has 14 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, and one career and technical school.
Buffalo High School is located in Buffalo, W Virginia. As of 2014, 336 students were enrolled at the school, whose mascot is the bison. George Washington Middle School is located in Eleanor, West Virginia. The school features a tutoring program, athletics and band. Hometown Elementary School contains preschool through fifth grade students. The school's, whose mascot is the hornet, is located in Red House, West Virginia.