John Marshall High School

  • John Marshall High School serves 1,082 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

John Marshall High School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • John Marshall High School's student population of 1,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,082 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Marshall High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Marshall High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Marshall High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.040.12
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Dale Glen Dale Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
    0.4 miles
    407 Seventh Street
    Glen Dale, WV 26038
    (304)843-4427
    0.4 PK-5 255
  • Moundsville Gateway Achievement Center Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 20 students
    1.2 miles
    21 Park St
    Moundsville, WV 26041
    (304)843-4526
    1.2 9-12 20
  • Moundsville Moundsville Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
    1.4 miles
    223 Tomlinson Ave
    Moundsville, WV 26041
    (304)843-4440
    1.4 6-8 438
  • Moundsville Central Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 305 students
    1.7 miles
    750 Tomlinson Avenue
    Moundsville, WV 26041
    (304)843-4425
    1.7 3-5 305
  • Moundsville Mcninch Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 428 students
    1.7 miles
    162 Middle Grave Creek Rd
    Moundsville, WV 26041
    (304)843-4431
    1.7 PK-2 428

School Reviews

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John Marshall High schools offers a variety of classes to accomodate various fields of study. There are many college level classes that students may take to earn college credit. The art and music programs at John Marshall are excellent; and the variety of extracurricular activities can accomadate any student's interests. Though the facitlities are a bit old, they are well kept. Parent involvement is encouraged in many extracurricular activities.
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