Marion Middle School

Marion Middle School serves 493 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Marion Middle School operates within the Smyth County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 493 students
Marion Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marion Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Marion Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marion Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Marion Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Marion Middle School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
4%
23%
Marion Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
95%
52%
Marion Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Marion Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.42
Marion Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
46%
33%
Marion Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Marion Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,787 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,931 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,725 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,787 3,815
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $49 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,931 $10,576
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,725 $10,658
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MarionSouthwestern Va Mental Health Institute
    Special Education School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-12340 Bagley Circle
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-1222
    0.26-12n/a
  • MarionOak Point Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 471 students138 Oak Point Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-2609
    0.3PK-5471
  • MarionMarion Correctional Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles110 Wright St
    MarionVA 24354
    (540)783-7154
    0.4n/a
  • MarionMarion Senior High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 699 students848 Stage St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4731
    0.49-12699
  • MarionMarion Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 421 students188 Star Mountain Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-3021
    0.7PK-5421

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