Marion High School

Marion High School serves 1,117 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Marion High School operates within the Marion Cusd 2 School District.
Marion Cusd 2 School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1117 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,117 students
Marion High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marion High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Marion High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marion High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Marion High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
25%
Marion High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
11%
17%
Marion High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
83%
50%
Marion High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Marion High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.31
Marion High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
47%
Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Marion Cusd 2 School District's student population of 3,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,425 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,923 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,990 938
Marion Cusd 2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 88%
Marion Cusd 2 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $39 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,425 $11,118
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,923 $11,218
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Williamson Co Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MarionLongfellow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.6 miles
    1400 West Hendrickson St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-3230
    0.6PK-5358
  • MarionMarion Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
    1.1 miles
    1609 West Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-1317
    1.16-8788
  • MarionWilliamson Co Learning CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
    1.2 miles
    409 South Court St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-2138
    1.27-1224
  • MarionWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    1.6 miles
    420 East Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-8534
    1.6PK-5581
  • MarionJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    2.2 miles
    700 East Blvd St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-5766
    2.2PK-5285

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