Marion High School

1501 South Carbon St

Marion, IL 62959-1435

Tel: (618)993-8196
Grades: 9-12

1,118 students

Marion High School serves 1,118 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% 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.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,118 students
Marion High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Marion High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Marion High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Marion High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Marion High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Marion High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
9%
19%
Marion High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
50%
Marion High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Marion High School Sch Ethnicity Marion High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.30
Marion High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
18%
23%
Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
16%
26%
Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,955 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,955 949
Marion Cusd 2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 88%
Marion Cusd 2 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,167 $10,546
Marion Cusd 2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,767 $10,416
Marion Cusd 2 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MarionLongfellow Elementary School
    1400 West Hendrickson St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-3230
    0.6 mi | 346 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarionMarion Junior High School
    1609 West Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-1317
    1.1 mi | 811 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MarionWilliamson Co Learning Center
    Special Education School
    409 South Court St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-1933
    Special Education School

    1.2 mi | 24 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MarionWashington Elementary School
    420 East Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-8534
    1.6 mi | 601 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarionJefferson Elementary School
    700 East Blvd St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-5766
    2.2 mi | 279 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Marion, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Marion is Frances Slocum Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.