Marion Middle School

Marion Middle School serves 528 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Marion Middle School operates within the Smyth County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 528 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 528 students
Marion Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade Marion Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
3%
25%
White
94%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Marion Middle School Sch Ethnicity Marion Middle 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.
0.12 0.41
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.
48%
32%
Marion Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Smyth County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 4,810 3,801
Smyth County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
Smyth County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,089 $11,065
Smyth County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MarionSouthwestern Va Mental Health Institute
    Special Education School
    340 Bagley Circle
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-1222
    Special Education School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MarionMarion Int. Elementary School
    820 Stage St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-2609
    0.3 mi | 380 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • MarionMarion Senior High School
    848 Stage St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4731
    0.4 mi | 712 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MarionMarion Correctional Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    110 Wright St
    MarionVA 24354
    (540)783-7154
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MarionMarion Primary
    1142 Highland Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-3021
    0.7 mi | 446 students | Gr. PK-2                      

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Did You Know?
Smyth County, VA 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 0.08, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Smyth County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.