West Marion High School

Grades: 7-12

590 students

West Marion High School serves 590 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% 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 590 students has grown by 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 590 students
West Marion High School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
West Marion High School Total Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade West Marion High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 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 15:1 16:1
West Marion High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
Black
32%
50%
West Marion High School Black Students (2001-2013)
White
68%
45%
West Marion High School White Students (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Marion High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.44 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.
73%
64%
West Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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%
West Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,687 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,832 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,853 is higher than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,687 2,147
Marion County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 57% 62%
Marion County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Marion County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $20 MM
Marion County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,832 $9,999
Marion County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,853 $9,596
Marion County   School District 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FoxworthWest Marion Elementary School
    2 West Marion St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)731-2076
    0 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 360 students                      
  • FoxworthWest Marion Primary School
    20 Cedar St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)736-3713
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 477 students                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Elementary School
    401 Mary St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2362
    2.9 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 266 students                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Primary School
    501 Dale St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2216
    3.2 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 637 students                      
  • ColumbiaJefferson Middle School
    611 Owens St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2786
    3.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 413 students                      

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