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.
Smyth County School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 699 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 37% 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 (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Marion Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.66. 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 (1998-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Marion Senior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
96%
52%
Marion Senior High School White Students (1994-2014)
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.
0.08 0.66
Marion Senior 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.
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Smyth County School District's student population of 4,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,931 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,787 3,689
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 79%
Smyth County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM n/a
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $49 MM n/a
Smyth County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,931 n/a
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,725 n/a
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
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    0.1 miles
    138 Oak Point Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-2609
    0.1PK-5471
  • MarionMarion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    0.2 miles
    188 Star Mountain Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-3021
    0.2PK-5421
  • MarionMarion Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 493 students
    0.4 miles
    134 Wilden St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4466
    0.46-8493
  • MarionSouthwestern Va Mental Health InstituteSpecial Education School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.5 miles
    340 Bagley Circle
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-1222
    0.56-12n/a
  • MarionMarion Correctional Treatment CenterAlternative School

    0.8 miles
    110 Wright St
    MarionVA 24354
    (540)783-7154
    0.8n/an/a

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