Martins Ferry High School

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Martins Ferry High School
5000 Ayers-Limestone Road
Martins Ferry, Ohio, (Belmont County) 43935
United States
Coordinates 40°6′38″N 80°43′36″W / 40.11056°N 80.72667°W / 40.11056; -80.72667Coordinates: 40°6′38″N 80°43′36″W / 40.11056°N 80.72667°W / 40.11056; -80.72667
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Martins Ferry City Schools
Superintendent Jim Fogle
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Purple and White [1]         
Athletics conference Buckeye 8 Conference (primary), Ohio Valley Athletic Conference[1]
Mascot The Purple Rider
Team name Purple Riders[1]
Rival Bellaire Big Reds
Yearbook The Ferrian

Martins Ferry High School is a public high school in Martins Ferry, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Martins Ferry City Schools district. Their nickname is the Purple Riders, and they compete in the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) as a member of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) and the affiliated Buckeye 8 Conference.

Martins Ferry High School enrolls high school students from grades 9-12. It is located in Martins Ferry, OH, which is a medium-sized city with a predominantly White community and a median household income of $23,960. This school is part of the Martins Ferry City School District, which has a total student enrollment of 999.

The head school administrator, Mr. Jeffrey G. Oberdick, oversees the school's staff, including thirty-seven full-time "equivalent" teachers serving the student body with an average class size of 17.8. The majority of students enrolled are White, making up about ninety-two percent of all students.

Being eligible for a school-wide Title I program, this school has access to state and federal assistance to help low-income and at risk students.

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  1. ^ a b c d OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on November 5, 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 

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