Best Public Schools in Martinsburg, WV


The city of Martinsburg, West Virginia is home to 17 schools that are part of the Berkeley County Schools district, which is ranked 41 out of 55 districts in the state and has a 1-star rating from SchoolDigger. The schools include 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools.

Among the standout schools, Burke Street Elementary School has the highest proficiency rates in mathematics (82.6%) and English language arts (65.2%) for 3rd-grade students, significantly outperforming the district and state averages. Rosemont Elementary School has the lowest student-teacher ratio (11.7) among all the elementary schools and a strong performance history, ranking in the top 20% of West Virginia elementary schools. However, Martinsburg North Middle School has the lowest student-teacher ratio (11.2) among all the middle schools, but it also has the lowest performance, ranking last among West Virginia middle schools and scoring below 10% proficiency in most subjects.

The data reveals significant performance gaps between the highest-performing and lowest-performing schools, both at the elementary and middle school levels, suggesting that factors beyond just funding and resources may be contributing to the disparities. The varying racial compositions and socioeconomic indicators (as inferred from free/reduced lunch rates) across the schools may also point to potential equity issues that warrant further investigation.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

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