Martinsville High School

351 Commonwealth Blvd
Martinsville, VA 24112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Martinsville High School serves 556 students in grades 9-12.
Martinsville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Martinsville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Martinsville High School's student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Martinsville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Martinsville High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1137 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
18%
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Black
55%
22%
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White
21%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martinsville High School's ranking?
Martinsville High School is ranked #1137 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Martinsville High School?
The graduation rate of Martinsville High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Martinsville High School?
556 students attend Martinsville High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Martinsville High School students are Black, 21% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martinsville High School?
Martinsville High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Martinsville High School offer ?
Martinsville High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Martinsville High School part of?
Martinsville High School is part of Martinsville City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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