Martinsville High School

  • Martinsville High School serves 593 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Martinsville High School's student population of 593 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martinsville High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martinsville High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1400 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
61%
23%
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White
26%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martinsville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.560.43
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martinsville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMARTINSVILLE CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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