Morgantown High School in Morgantown, WV - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,704
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    213 3.5
  • Ranking

Morgantown High School is a public school in Morgantown, West Virginia. It has 1,704 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 59% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 213 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

109 Wilson Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 291-9260

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 213 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Its okay, but I mean I do live in West Virginia so...
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school was very open ended in allowing me to break out of the norm to do whatever class I wanted to get ahead in.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at morgantown high school range from very engaging and knowledgeable to down right sleep inducing.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There are bunch of different ways into the school because it is kind of like a little campus.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Every club was very active and always had something going. Many teachers help out and want to get involved as well. Anyone could find a club for them with the variety there is to join

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Eastwood Elementary School Public
2.66 South Middle School Public
2.66 Mountainview Elementary School Public
2.66 Westwood Middle School Public
Covenant Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Morgantown Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Skyview Elementary School Public
3.00 Suncrest Middle School Public
3.00 North Elementary School Public
2.66 Suncrest Primary School Public
St. Francis de Sales Central Catholic School Private, Religious
Morgantown Learning Academy Private
2.66 Brookhaven Elementary School Public
2.66 Trinity Christian School Private, Religious
3.33 University High School Public
2.33 Ridgedale Elementary School Public
2.33 Mylan Park Elementary School Public
3.00 Mountaineer Middle School Public
2.66 Cheat Lake Elementary School Public
2.66 Bobtown Elementary School Public
1.66 West Preston Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 University High School 5 mi. 1,240
1.66 Preston High School 19 mi. 1,311
0.66 Buckhannon Upshur High School 49 mi. 1,043
2.66 Wheeling Park High School 48 mi. 1,614
2.66 John Marshall High School 48 mi. 1,088

Around Morgantown High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Morgantown High School United States Buckhannon Upshur High School John Marshall High School Preston High School University High School Wheeling Park High School
White 83.0% 51.0% 97.0% 97.0% 98.0% 92.0% 88.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 7.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.2%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 21.9%
Grade 12 22.1%

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 25 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 4% No

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

  • 39% The wide variety of people and experiences.
  • 23% Variety of clubs
  • 19% Opportunity to take classes at local university
  • 16% AP classes
  • 3% Being a part of something bigger than yourself

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 36% Crowded
  • 25% Some teachers are really bad
  • 14% Absence policy
  • 7% Dress code is shoved down our throats
  • 7% Some teachers really aren't qualified to teach AP
  • 7% The dress code isn't carried out
  • 4% Drama

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

  • 57% It's high academic standing
  • 21% It's prideful yet good all around
  • 21% High academic standing and its heritage

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

  • 38% Variety
  • 23% Accepting
  • 15% Carefree
  • 15% A long history
  • 8% Dirty

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Be outgoing and be willing to help yourself
  • 36% Work hard and be yourself
  • 9% Dont care about others opinions
  • 9% Work hard and be kind

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 7% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 7% I hate everything about this school.