Philip Barbour High School Complex

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99 Horseshoe Dr

Philippi, WV 26416

(304) 457-1360

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 656

Students Per Teacher: 9

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6 Parent Reviews for Philip Barbour High School Complex

I have been both a student and a parent in this school system. I have been in many other areas in the country, and Philip Barbour falls way short of what other school systems are doing to provide quality education and environment for their students. To be fair, a lot of the issues are not just the school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/14/13

This school is outrageous. They demand to much of their students while providing them with a mediocre education. The principal lacks any real leadership skills and aside from a few teachers, most would rather talk about their own children than actually do their job. As a student of this year's graduating ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/05/09

I attended this school. Most of the teachers don't teach there. They would rather talk about their personal life. This school is not helpful in preparing you for college life or the real world. I think the administartion should better evalute the work they are getting from their employees.

Posted by a parent on 08/05/08

While this school has done much to assist students who have fallen between the cracks of public education, little is done to help those at the other end of the spectrum. I am a graduate of Philip Barbour who now attends an elite university, and it was here that I realized how poorly the honors and AP ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 06/22/07

I am not a parent, however I was a student at Philip Barbour High School and I am a 2005 graduate of Philip Barbour High School. I think that my school was not a bad school. If you know our ACT scores in comparison to other schools, we are actually about average. I feel that any Philip Barbour High School ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 09/14/05

It seems the a lot of the staff leaves early are rarely there if you go 5 minutes before school closes. I have also been told that the teachers often refer to the book instead of actually teaching. This can be very frustrating to the student who has read the book and still doesn't understand. This could ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/05

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Test scores for Philip Barbour High School Complex

WESTEST2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Philip Barbour High School Complex
Barbour County Schools
West Virginia
* In 2009-2010 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and science, and in grades 3 through 8 in social studies. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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Philippi schools — Philip Barbour High School Complex is located at 99 Horseshoe Dr, Philippi WV 26416. 99 Horseshoe Dr is in the 26416 ZIP code in Philippi, WV The school district for Philip Barbour High School Complex is the Barbour County Schools. Philip Barbour High School Complex is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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