Marion School District

512 Se 3rd St
Ocala, FL 34471-2212
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 62 public schools serving 42,678 students in Marion School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Marion School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
62 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
42,678 Students
2,830,604 Students
# Teachers
2,260 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Marion School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (FL)
#60 out of 73 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marion  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
42%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marion  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
87%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marion  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.70
# American Indian Students
129 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
703 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
11,480 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
36%
# Black Students
8,384 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
20%
21%
# White Students
19,671 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
46%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
96 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,215 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
889
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
3,117
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,057
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,084
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,442
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,720
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,380
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,176
213,379
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,352
219,532
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,718
226,086
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,301
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,366
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,134
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,942
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,995 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,135. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,743 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$469 MM
$34,349 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marion  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$459 MM
$33,354 MM
This chart display total spending of Marion  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,995
$12,135
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marion  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,743
$11,783
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marion  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Marion School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Madison Street Of Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 Nw Martin Luther King Jr A
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-7250
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #22.
Dr N H Jones Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1900 Sw 5th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7260
Grades: PK-5
| 759 students
Rank: #33.
Eighth Street Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
513 Se 8th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7125
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #44.
Shady Hill Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5959 S Magnolia Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 291-4085
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #55.
Osceola Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
526 Se Tuscawilla Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 963 students
Rank: #66.
Saddlewood Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3700 Sw 43rd Ct
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 291-4075
Grades: PK-5
| 914 students
Rank: #77.
Ward-highlands Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
537 Se 36th Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-6810
Grades: PK-5
| 947 students
Rank: #88.
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4397 Sw 95th St
Ocala, FL 34476
(352) 291-7900
Grades: PK-5
| 808 students
Rank: #99.
Marion Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
39 Cedar Rd
Ocala, FL 34472
(352) 687-2100
Grades: K-5
| 223 students
Rank: #1010.
Maplewood Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4751 Se 24th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 794 students
Rank: #1111.
Marion Elearning
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1614 E Ft King St Bldg 3
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 236-0570
Grades: K-5
| 0 students
Rank: #1212.
Ocala Springs Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5757 Ne 40th Avenue Rd
Ocala, FL 34479
(352) 671-6360
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #1313.
Belleview Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10500 Se 36th Ave
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6235
Grades: 6-8
| 1,491 students
Rank: #1414.
Howard Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1655 Nw 10th St
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-7225
Grades: 6-8
| 1,019 students
Rank: #1515.
Marion Virtual Franchise
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1614 E Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-6892
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: #1616.
Dunnellon Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10235 Sw 180th Avenue Rd
Dunnellon, FL 34432
(352) 465-6710
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1717.
Forest High School
Magnet School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 Se Maricamp Rd
Ocala, FL 34480
(352) 671-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,181 students
Rank: #1818.
Romeo Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19550 Sw 36th St
Dunnellon, FL 34431
(352) 465-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 708 students
Rank: #1919.
Belleview Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5556 Se County Highway 484
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #2020.
Dunnellon Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21005 Chestnut St
Dunnellon, FL 34431
(352) 465-6720
Grades: 6-8
| 643 students
Rank: #2121.
West Port High School
Magnet School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3733 Sw 80th Ave
Ocala, FL 34481
(352) 291-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,825 students
Rank: #2222.
South Ocala Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1430 Se 24th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #2323.
Sparr Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 E Hwy 329
Anthony, FL 32617
(352) 671-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2424.
College Park Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1330 Sw 33rd Ave
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 291-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 822 students
Rank: #2525.
Belleview-santos Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9600 Se Us Highway 441
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6260
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #2626.
Liberty Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4773 Sw 95th St
Ocala, FL 34476
(352) 291-7930
Grades: 6-8
| 1,315 students
Rank: #2727.
Mcintosh Area School
Charter School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20400 10th St
Mc Intosh, FL 32664
(352) 591-9797
Grades: K-5
| 53 students
Rank: #2828.
Anthony Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9501 Ne Jacksonville Rd
Anthony, FL 32617
(352) 671-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #2929.
Harbour View Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8445 Se 147th Pl
Summerfield, FL 34491
(352) 671-6110
Grades: PK-5
| 782 students
Rank: #3030.
Stanton-weirsdale Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16705 Se 134th Ter
Weirsdale, FL 32195
(352) 671-6150
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #3131.
Marion Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Marion Oaks Trl
Ocala, FL 34473
(352) 291-7975
Grades: PK-5
| 910 students
Rank: #3232.
Belleview High School
Magnet School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10400 Se 36th Ave
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,724 students
Rank: #3333.
Sunrise Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
375 Marion Oaks Crse
Ocala, FL 34473
(352) 671-6200
Grades: PK-4
| 870 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Fessenden Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Nw 89th Pl
Ocala, FL 34482
(352) 671-4935
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Reddick-collier Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4595 W Highway 316
Reddick, FL 32686
(352) 671-6070
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marion School District?
Marion School District manages 62 public schools serving 42,678 students.
What is the rank of Marion School District?
Marion School District is ranked #57 out of 73 school districts in Florida (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Marion School District?
46% of Marion School District students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marion School District?
Marion School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Marion School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,743 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 62 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 42,678 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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