Martinsville High School

1360 East Gray Street, Martinsville, IN 46151
(765) 342-5571

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1550 students 19 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade


End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • M S D Martinsville Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Martinsville High School is a public high school in Paragon. The principal of Martinsville High School is Mr Don Alkire. 1,550 students go to Martinsville High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0% of the Martinsville High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 43% of the 1,550 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Martinsville High School is 19:1. Monrovia High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 95%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Asian 0.5% 0.6%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.06% 0.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.06% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.06% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 50%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0.3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    MHS honestly sucks. Sure there are a good things here and there and some GREAT teachers most of the teachers actually want to help the students and they do their jobs correctly. Some of the principals on the other hand... hahaha. Acting like they're "a perfect 4 star school" If your child isn't what they consider "popular" then they won't get the treatment they deserve. MHS is a joke I do NOT recommend enrolling your child there.

  • (6 years ago)

    If you have a child that doesn't seem to fit in at regular schools because of religous or because they are quiet and they are being bullied give this school a call. The principle Mr Roll the teachers and staff are all so sweet and personable making any child fit in. They teach about God and have a great curriculum. What a difference this school has made on my kids. Thank you all so much!

  • (7 years ago)

    The administration is not willing to listent to or even meet with many parents that have concerns even if your child is virtually an all 'A' student.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is amazing! Besides the fact it only offers the basic AP classes. It is an awesome school. I know my son/daughter recieved an excellent education here.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school does very little to help or educate my child. This school is very sub par.

  • (9 years ago)

    Martinsville High School is a great all-around school. The teachers are very caring and the academic portion is outstanding. The athletics here are top-quality. The only thing wrong with the school is the slight lack of upkeep. Other than that this school is great. I am now in the US Air Force because of the teachers and the other people that I met while attending school in Martinsville. SrA Patrick R. Spencer US Air Force.

  • (10 years ago)

    I believe that the academic programs at MHS contain great possibilities for students willing to work hard. My experience working toward Academic Honors at MHS greatly helped me to prepare for the work expected at the University. Spanish teacher Mike Maxwell English teacher Ken Barrett Speech teacher Mary Beth Fetherholf and History and American Studies teacher Dave Fetherholf all work hard to prepare students for success in later life. I know that without their impact on my education I would not have succeeded like I have in college.

  • (11 years ago)

    This school has wet carpet. Large squeegees are used to push the water out the door after it rains. Then they set up fans that look like snails but it still smells moldy.

  • (11 years ago)

    I received a great education from Martinsville High School. The teachers cared about their students and made it interesting and entertaining at the same time. The advanced courses (college prep courses) were a great asset to my knowledge base before heading into the college world. I have great respect for Mr. Lind Mr. Barrett and Ms. Burden for preparing me to the best of their ability for the journey ahead.

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