Morgantown High School

109 Wilson Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,858 students in grades 9-12, Morgantown High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in WV)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Morgantown High School's student population of 1,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,858 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Morgantown High School ranks within the top 10% of all 629 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Morgantown High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
#35 out of 629 schools
(Top 10%)
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49%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morgantown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
73%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morgantown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
80%
89%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Morgantown High School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Morgantown High School and public school graduation rate of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morgantown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morgantown High School's ranking?
Morgantown High School is ranked #35 out of 629 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in West Virginia.
What schools are Morgantown High School often compared to?
Morgantown High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like University High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% WV state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% WV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Morgantown High School?
The graduation rate of Morgantown High School is 94%, which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 90%.
How many students attend Morgantown High School?
1,858 students attend Morgantown High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Morgantown High School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Morgantown High School?
Morgantown High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 13:1.
What grades does Morgantown High School offer ?
Morgantown High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Morgantown High School part of?
Morgantown High School is part of Monongalia County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 94% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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