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Martinsburg High School is a public school in Martinsburg, West Virginia. It has 1,750 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 53% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 160 reviews written and they have been mixed.

701 South Queen St
Martinsburg, WV 25401
(304) 267-3530

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 160 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: At Martinsburg High School, it is like any other school. There is peer pressure, but you have to learn to avoid it like at any other school. There is not the racial thing going on at this school. People do judge people but you learn to like who you are and get with the crowd that you enjoy being with.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Resources & Facilities: The school has great people working for it. They are very helpful whenever you need to know something or if you just need help with something. The bus drivers that I have had were great, they could control the kids on the bus and get us to school safely.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Martinsburg high school has a great bullying program that they support. We get a lesson every week on bullying and how to prevent it. We are also well taken care of at school. People have there own groups of people that they like to hangout with. The school doesn't have to many fights anymore, so it has gotten better over the years.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The school I go to is a great school. There is a lot of students that are into the academics, but there are also a lot of the students who just like the sports sense we are the 4 time football champions. There is a place for every kid to get into between clubs and organizations, or just to focus on there school work and gain the best knowledge that they can from the teacher that teach at the school.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: It was hard going through the day without being bothered.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Martinsburg South Middle School Public
St. Joseph School Private, Religious
2.33 Berkeley Heights Elementary School Public
2.66 Burke Street Elementary School Public
2.00 Winchester Avenue Elementary School Public
2.66 Rosemont Elementary School Public
2.66 Martinsburg North Middle School Public
2.33 Opequon Elementary School Public
2.66 Orchard View Intermediate School Public
2.33 Tuscarora Elementary School Public
Rocky Knoll School Private, Religious
2.33 Eagle School Intermediate School Public
2.00 Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Valley View Elementary School Public
2.00 Hedgesville High School Public
2.33 Bedington Elementary School Public
2.66 Potomack Intermediate School Public
Morgan Academy Private
Board of Child Care - Falling Waters Campus Public, Alternative
2.33 Hedgesville Elementary School Public
2.66 North Jefferson Elementary School Public
3.00 Hedgesville Middle School Public
3.00 Spring Mills Middle School Public
3.00 Tomahawk Intermediate School Public
Eastern Panhandle Christian Academy Private, Religious
1.66 Musselman High School Public
2.66 Inwood Primary School Public
2.66 Musselman Middle School Public
2.66 Mountain Ridge Intermediate School Public
The Country Day School Private
2.66 T.A. Lowery Elementary School Public
2.66 Bunker Hill Elementary School Public
3.00 Wildwood Middle School Public
3.00 Shepherdstown Middle School Public
3.33 Shepherdstown Elementary School Public
3.00 Jefferson High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Martinsburg South Middle School 0 mi. 878
2.00 Hedgesville High School 6 mi. 1,712
1.66 Musselman High School 8 mi. 1,571
2.66 Musselman Middle School 8 mi. 1,145
3.00 Jefferson High School 10 mi. 1,321

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 50%
Female 49%


Grade 9 31.7%
Grade 10 22.6%
Grade 11 22.7%
Grade 12 23.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% 4 time defending state champions in football
  • 20% Diversity from student population
  • 10% We are a great school for sports and academics.
  • 10% We are successful with all sports and activities.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% Sports are a higher priority than instruction.
  • 33% Drugs are prominent in some cliches

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 78% It's diversity
  • 22% School Pride

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% Diverse
  • 22% Sporty
  • 11% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 56% The school has a lot of different kinds of people
  • 22% Have tough skin
  • 22% Be prepared for an atmosphere of only football.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 5 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 60% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 40% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.