Francis Marion Charter School

  • Francis Marion Charter School serves 113 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Francis Marion Charter School's student population of 113 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students113 students
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Francis Marion Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Francis Marion Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis Marion Charter School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2880 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Francis Marion Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Francis Marion Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Hispanic
20%
32%
Black
13%
22%
White
63%
39%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Francis Marion Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.550.46
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Francis Marion Charter School is Arc Birth-22 (0.4 miles away)
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