Martinsburg High School in Martinsburg, WV - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,750
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    174 3.4
  • Ranking

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 174 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 174 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 2
    Overall Experience: when education suffered due to financing the athletics debt. and restriction were placed on average students participating in the same athletic equipment as the sports members, things were definitely wrong
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Food: Yeah, the food is pretty bad.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: There are penalties, but they are not consistent.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The sports and fitness rooms are kept together nicely.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: I really liked my teachers here.

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

Around Martinsburg High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Martinsburg High School United States Hedgesville High School Jefferson High School Martinsburg South Middle School Musselman High School Musselman Middle School
White 67.0% 51.6% 87.0% 79.0% 67.0% 88.0% 87.0%
African American 24.0% 15.2% 6.0% 12.0% 16.0% 5.0% 4.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 24.5% 3.0% 5.0% 9.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 0% 0% 4.0% 0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 21 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 53% 4 time defending state champions in football
  • 18% Diversity from student population
  • 18% We are a great school for sports and academics.
  • 12% We are successful with all sports and activities.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 56% Sports are a higher priority than instruction.
  • 38% Drugs are prominent in some cliches
  • 6% Bullies galore.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 14 responses

  • 71% It's diversity
  • 29% School Pride

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Diverse
  • 31% Sporty
  • 8% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% The school has a lot of different kinds of people
  • 23% Have tough skin
  • 23% Be prepared for an atmosphere of only football.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 33% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.