Marion Senior High School

Marion Senior High School serves 699 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Marion Senior High School operates within the Smyth County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 699 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 699 students
Marion Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marion Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Marion Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marion Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 14:1 16:1
Marion Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Marion Senior High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Marion Senior High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
96%
52%
Marion Senior High School White Students (1993-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Marion Senior High 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.
0.08 0.42
Marion Senior High 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.
43%
33%
Marion Senior High 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 Senior High 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's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 100% 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)
Graduation Rate 78% 79%
Smyth County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
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 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Point Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MarionOak Point Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 471 students138 Oak Point Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-2609
    0.1PK-5471
  • MarionMarion Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 421 students188 Star Mountain Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-3021
    0.2PK-5421
  • MarionMarion Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 493 students134 Wilden St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4466
    0.46-8493
  • MarionSouthwestern Va Mental Health Institute
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-12340 Bagley Circle
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-1222
    0.56-12n/a
  • MarionMarion Correctional Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    0.8 miles110 Wright St
    MarionVA 24354
    (540)783-7154
    0.8n/a

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