Magoffin County Schools Superintendent Scott Helton reads to North Magoffin Elementary kindergarten students during Read Across America Week. South Magoffin Elementary South Magoffin Elementary Students at North Magoffin Elementary recognized World Diabetes Awareness Day on November 14th by releasing blue balloons to honor all students battling diabetes. Water Drop Lens Lesson at Herald Whitaker Middle School Mrs. Dakota Green's Science Class.  Herald Whitaker Middle School HWMS Cheer Leaders Grand Champions at Hallo Fest, 2016 South Magoffin Elementary students visit the Pumpkin Patch Magoffin County High School HWMS Dance Team--1st Place in Pom, 2nd Place in Hip Hop at Hallofest 2016 North Magoffin Elementary--Visiting the Pumpkin Patch Salyersville Grade School NME Students participate in National Day of Prayer North Magoffin Elementary MCCTC 2016 HWMS Football Team Salyersville Grade School CYC Officers 2016 HWMS Girls Basketball Team Staff of South Magoffin Elementary Magoffin County High School Magoffin County Career & Technical Center 2016 HWMS Dance Team Magoffin County High School Magoffin County Speech Teachers Magoffin County Career & Technical Center North Magoffin Elementary Teachers Superintendent Scott Helton and HWMS Assistant Principal Garland Yates.

Gifted and Talented

 Gifted & Talented Education

Magoffin County Schools provide gifted services for students in the following areas:

  • General Intellectual Ability
  • Specific Academic Ability  (math, science, language arts, social studies)
  • Leadership
  • Visual & Performing Arts (art, dance, drama, music)
  • Creativity (creative thinking, creative writing)


For more information, check out the Kentucky Department of Education GT Link where you will find the Gifted & Talented Handbook.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Mary Jane McDaniel, Gifted Program Coordinator or Bronna Francis, Director of Special Education.

Contact Number   606-884-7325




Please follow Online Classroom Link to complete Teacher, Parent, and Student Gifted and Talented Surveys.
Online Classroom


Mock Trial Information Link



Please consult your copies of Dr. Janet Allen's Tool's for Teaching Content Literacy and More Tools for Teaching Content Literacy to help meet the chalenge of engaging your Gifted & Talented Students and encouraging them to think critically and deeply about content.



Magoffin County Schools
109 Gardner Trail
Salyersville, KY 41465
Phone:606-349-6117  Fax:606-349-6724