Belmont Elementary

Voice Recognition
The external road sign at the entrance to the school. It is a yellow sign with blue lettering denoting the school's name and a pawprint logo with a B.
External View of Belmont Elementary School's Building
A zoomed in view of the Belmont Elementary lettering on the outside of the building.
BES Student Exploring in the Classroom
a group of kindergarten students holding certificates of achievement.
a group of kindergarten students eating vegetables.
BES student


Meal Distribution Tuesday May 26th

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday weekend, meal distribution for the last week of school will be on TUESDAY, MAY 26. Meal boxes will be available at our four distribution sites from 11:00 am -noon at St. Marys High School, Pleasants County Middle School, God's Glory church parking lot and the Arvilla Community Building.  This will conclude our regular school year feeding program with our summer feeding program beginning June 1, 2020.  Summer feeding will be a daily hot meal pick up for lunch and a grab-and-go style breakfast for the following day.  Curbside pickup will be available at ST. MARYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Monday through Friday, from noon- 1 pm.  Our summer feeding program will continue until August 11, 2020 to compliment the Pandemic-EBT cards from the DHHR to support our families in meeting the nutritional needs of our students.  For more information about the Pandemic-EBT program, please visit the West Virginia Department of Education at  or one of our Pleasants County Schools' social media pages.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you NEXT TUESDAY at meal distribution!  More +

Final Drop-Off/ Pick-Up

  • Parents- Below are the times for the final drop-off and pick-up for the 2020-2021 school year. Personal Items (from lockers/ desks, etc.) will be bagged by the teachers and availble for pick up during . If you have more than one child, we ask that you come to the pick-up/drop off for the time-slot of the OLDEST child so you only have to make one trip. Drop Off items include: alternative learning packets, school owned tech. devices, and textbooks/ library books. 
  • Tuesday, May 26- 
    PK/K Curbside Pick-up/Drop Off Front Circle 10:45-12 Noon
  • Wednesday, May 27- 
    1st/3rd  Curbside Pick-up/Drop Off Front Circle 10:45-12 Noon
  • Thursday, May 28- 
    2nd /4th  Curbside Pick-up/Drop Off Front Circle 10:45-12 Noon 
  • Thursday, May 28- 
    MAKE-UP  Pick-up/Drop Off  in the office 6-7 PM
  • Friday, May 29- 
    MAKE-UP  Pick-up/Drop Off  in the office 9 AM- 4 PM
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Wellness, Body and Online Safety

With schools shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, now more than ever it is important that children continue to receive information related to online safety, body safety and wellness. SHIELD ( has developed the following videos to provide children and teens in WV with the information they need to stay safe and reach out for help if they need it. Even though we are not in school,  we are still available to students.  If you are in need, please call the school to set up a time to speak or send an email to the school counselor. More +

BELMONT ELEM. Make-Up Times for Packet Drop-Off and Pick-Up

If you were unable to make it to today’s packet drop-off/ pick up the following times have been established for make-up at Belmont Elementary:
PICK-UP AND DROP OFF: WEDNESDAY, May 6 from 1 PM-2 PM, - alternative learning packets and LifeTouch picture packets can be picked up from Mr. Croasmun in the Main Office. Enter through the front main door and he will be able to give your item(s) through the pass-through window. Items can be dropped off in the drop-off box during this time as well. Due to social distancing guidelines, only one person can be in the safe-school entry (man-trap) at a time.
DROP OFF ONLY: THURSDAY, May 7 from 8:30 AM-6:50 PM, the front main door will be open for packet and textbook and library book drop-off. A box for drop-off is in the safe school entrance (also called the man trap) which will be open from 8:30 AM-6:50 PM on Thursday. Enter through the front main door. Due to social distancing guidelines, only one person can be in the safe-school entry (man-trap) at a time.
PICK-UP AND DROP OFF: THURSDAY from 9-11 AM and from noon-2 PM - alternative learning packets and LifeTouch picture packets can be picked up from Mrs. Crowe. Enter through the front main door and she will be able to give your item(s) through the pass-through window. Due to social distancing guidelines, only one person can be in the safe-school entry (man-trap) at a time.
Thanks and have a great week!
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Superintendent's Update 4/30

Due to Governor Jim Justice closing school through the end of the year, Pleasants County Schools will continue to provide 5-day meal boxes on Monday’s from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon). Also, Pleasants County Schools will continue to provide educational opportunities through digital learning and paper packets to our students. If you need paper packets, you may pick them up at each school’s front entrance on Monday, May 4th from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Students may also “turn in” all paper packets that are complete on May 4th. We plan on a final collection of student work and devices to occur during the week of Tuesday, May 26th, 2020. Reminder calls will be made on Friday and Sunday evenings. More +

Superintendent Update 4/16

Due to Governor Jim Justice closing school through April 30, 2020, Pleasants County Schools will continue to More +

Meal Distribution April 6 and 13

The week of April 6th is “Spring Break” for Pleasants County Schools. However, we will still be providing 5-Day Meal Boxes on both Monday, April 6th and Monday, April 13th, from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.- noon at the same 4 pickup locations. Reminder calls will be going out on Friday and Sunday after 6 p.m. More +

Sight Words Activity

The following activity was created by Mrs. Casto, our Title I Teacher.
Please click "MORE +" to view the activity as well as all of the needed resources. 
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Digital Learning Plans

Digital Learning Plans are now availble. These plans cover work through April 17th.  More +

Report Cards

3rd 9 weeks report cards were mailed home on Friday, March 20th. More +

Computer and Paper Packet Distribution

If you requested a computer or paper packet from your child’s school, you need to arrange pickup on Wednesday, March 25th from 10:30am-12:00pm at their school of attendance.

Pickup Locations:
BES – Front Entrance closest to the playground
SMES – Front Entrance on the playground side
PCMS – Front entrance by the main office
SMHS – Front entrance by the main office
If you haven’t already done so, please contact your child’s school in regards to their educational plan. This educational plan has been prepared for each child through Friday, April 17th.

Thank you for your understanding during this extended school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meal Distribution

The Office of Child Nutrition will be offering Meal Distributions each school day from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Please note that to meet state requirements, students must be present to receive meals.  Each day a lunch will be provided as well as the next day’s breakfast.  This Monday only, each child will be given a breakfast only while we work to adjust our inventory and methods of preparation. 

At each Meal Distribution site, families are asked to create a “drive-thru” line to accept food through the car window.  This will allow us to follow social distancing practices, protecting both our families and employees. 

Meal Distribution sites will be at the following locations:

-Arvilla Community building on Arvilla Road

-St. Marys High School- families should go to the back parking lot towards the VoAg Department hallway entering the south entrance and exiting through the north entrance

-God’s Glory Church at 7300 Pike Rd St. Marys WV 26170

-Pleasants County Middle School- families will follow the student drop off traffic pattern and meals will be handed out near the entrance of the last hallway of Belmont Elementary School

-Select Energy located at 7994 South Pleasants Highway

If your child has any special dietary needs, please call Amanda Mote at 304-488-9471.

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Superintendent's Message 3/15

The following guidance is provided to ensure a consistent message across our school system.

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In reference to the Covid-19 situation and our school system: Upon guidance from the WV Governor and state medical officials, all schools in West Virginia will be closed beginning Monday, March 16th until further notice. Furthermore, all extracurricular activities and any other after school activities have been cancelled until April 10th. Students will be in school until the end of the day Friday, March 13th. We will provide further information as it is received. More +

Contact Us

Belmont Elementary School
512 Riverview Drive
Belmont, WV  26134
Phone: (304) 299-5274
Fax: (304) 665-2408

Mr. Eric D. Croasmun, Principal 



Support Organizations of BES

Partners in Education
-First Energy- Pleasants Power
-Union Bank
-Willow Island Federal Credit Union 
Friends in Education
-Kincaid Signs
-Horace Mann Insurance
-Subway of St. Marys 
-Golden Corral of Parkersburg 
Educational Partner
-West Virginia University at Parkersburg
-WVU-P Partnerships Project 
We appreciate everything these organizations do to support Belmont Elementary School! 
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