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Altizer Elementary School named Apple Distinguished School

Altizer Elementary School has been named  an Apple Distinguished School for 2022–2025. Altizer is being recognized for its innovative use of technology as a tool to empower students to take ownership over their learning and create a positive culture of creativity for all students and staff. The school is located at 250 3rd Street in Huntington, WV.

“The Board of Education and I could not be prouder of the outstanding work being done by the students, staff and school community at Altizer Elementary School,” says Dr. Ryan Saxe, Superintendent of Cabell County Schools. “Their efforts to integrate technology into instruction is making a remarkable, positive impact on students.”

Altizer Elementary utilizes Apple technology to create opportunities for choice and differentiation. 100% of the school's teachers are certified Apple Teachers. The school also has an established student technology team supporting student portfolios, which are collections of student work and data.
Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. They use Apple technology to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking in learning, teaching and the school environment, and have documented results of academic accomplishment. The selection of Altizer Elementary School as an Apple Distinguished School highlights Altizer Elementary's success as an innovator and a compelling learning environment that engages students, and provides tangible evidence of academic achievement.

For more information, please contact Altizer Elementary Principal Carrie Smith by calling (304) 528-5100 or by email at