West Marion High School

Tel: (601)736-6381
Grades: 7-12

599 students

West Marion High School serves 599 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
West Marion High School operates within the Marion County School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 599 students
West Marion High School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade West Marion High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Black
29%
50%
White
69%
45%
All Ethnic Groups West Marion High School Sch Ethnicity West 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.
0.44 0.31
West Marion High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
70%
64%
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.
11%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,703 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,703 2,063
Graduation Rate 57% 62%
Marion County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Marion County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $20 MM
Marion County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,832 $9,999
Marion County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,853 $9,596
Marion County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Marion Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Marion Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FoxworthWest Marion Elementary School
    2 West Marion St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)731-2076
    0 mi | 345 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • FoxworthWest Marion Primary School
    20 Cedar St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)736-3713
    0.6 mi | 486 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Elementary School
    401 Mary St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2362
    2.9 mi | 273 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Primary School
    501 Dale St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2216
    3.2 mi | 631 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ColumbiaJefferson Middle School
    611 Owens St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2786
    3.4 mi | 418 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Marion County, MS 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 0.46, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Marion County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.