Martinsburg High School in Martinsburg, WV - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,646
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    175 3.4
  • Ranking

Martinsburg High School is a public school in Martinsburg, West Virginia. It has 1,646 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 54% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 175 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 175 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: A lot of the teachers are very helpful and nice, but unfortunately, sports are valued more than education. We have a diverse range of students and a variety of clubs or cliques. If I had to repeat high school, I wouldn't mind attending Martinsburg again.
    • 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.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Martinsburg South Middle School Public
2.33 Berkeley Heights Elementary School Public
St. Joseph School Private, Religious
2.00 Winchester Avenue Elementary School Public
2.66 Burke Street Elementary School Public
2.66 Rosemont Elementary School Public
2.33 Tuscarora Elementary School Public
Rocky Knoll School Private, Religious
2.66 Martinsburg North Middle School Public
2.33 Opequon Elementary School Public
2.66 Orchard View Intermediate School Public
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
2.33 Hedgesville Elementary School Public
Morgan Academy Private
Board of Child Care - Falling Waters Campus Public, Alternative
3.00 Hedgesville Middle School Public
2.66 Potomack Intermediate School Public
Spring Mills Primary School Public
3.00 Spring Mills Middle School Public
2.66 Inwood Primary School Public
3.00 Tomahawk Intermediate School Public
2.66 North Jefferson Elementary School Public
1.66 Musselman High School Public
Eastern Panhandle Christian Academy Private, Religious
Mill Creek Intermediate School Public
Wee Disciples Christian Academy Private, Religious
Rock Spring Child Learning Center Private, Religious
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
2.00 Gerrardstown Elementary School Public
2.66 Bunker Hill Elementary School Public
3.00 Shepherdstown Middle School Public
3.33 Shepherdstown Elementary School Public
3.00 Wildwood Middle School Public
3.00 Jefferson High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 Hedgesville High School 6 mi. 1,796
1.66 Musselman High School 8 mi. 1,538
3.00 Jefferson High School 10 mi. 1,322
3.00 Washington High School 14 mi. 1,118
1.66 Hampshire Senior High School 40 mi. 1,086

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 Hampshire Senior High School Hedgesville High School Jefferson High School Musselman High School Washington High School
White 67.0% 51.0% 96.0% 87.0% 81.0% 87.0% 82.0%
African American 22.0% 15.0% 1.0% 6.0% 10.0% 5.0% 8.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 0% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 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 22 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% 4 time defending state champions in football
  • 21% We are a great school for sports and academics.
  • 16% Diversity from student population
  • 11% We are successful with all sports and activities.

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

  • 59% Sports are a higher priority than instruction.
  • 35% Drugs are prominent in some cliches
  • 6% Bullies galore.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 67% It's diversity
  • 27% School Pride
  • 7% We're very good at almost all the sports we have

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Diverse
  • 36% Sporty
  • 7% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 50% The school has a lot of different kinds of people
  • 29% Be prepared for an atmosphere of only football.
  • 21% Have tough skin

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 60% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 30% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.