Marion High School

Marion High School serves 770 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Marion High School operates within the Marion 01 School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 770 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 770 students
Marion High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 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 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Marion High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Marion High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Marion High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
73%
37%
Marion High School Black (1988-2012)
White
23%
52%
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.
0.42 0.59
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.
69%
51%
Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,797 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Marion 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 2,797 3,608
Graduation Rate 55% 66%
Marion 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $37 MM
Marion 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $43 MM
Marion 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,154 $9,170
Marion 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,117 $10,604
Marion 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marion County Technical Education Center (4.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Johnakin Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Easterling Primary (1.7 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marion Johnakin Middle School
    601 Gurley St
    Marion , SC , 29571
    (843)423-8360
    0.8  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Marion Easterling Primary
    600 East Northside Ave
    Marion , SC , 29571
    (843)423-8335
    1.7  mi  |  779  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Marion Marion Intermediate
    2320 North Hwy 41a
    Marion , SC , 29571
    (843)423-8345
    2.7  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Mullins Marion County Technical Education Center
    Vocational School
    2697 East Hwy 76
    Mullins , SC , 29574
    (843)423-1941
    Vocational School
    4.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mullins Palmetto Middle School
    305 O'neal St
    Mullins , SC , 29574
    (843)464-3730
    8  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.