Francis Marion Intermediate School

2301 3rd Ave
Marion, IA 52302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Francis Marion Intermediate School serves 317 students in grades 3-4.
Francis Marion Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Francis Marion Intermediate School's student population of 317 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Francis Marion Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Francis Marion Intermediate School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#798 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
84%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Francis Marion Intermediate School is Marion Home School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Marion Home School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    0.4 miles
    440 S. 15th Street
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 373-9209
    0.4 K-12 1
  • Marion Vernon Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 647 students
    0.4 miles
    1350 4th Avenue
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-9401
    0.4 5-8 647
  • Marion Longfellow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 296 students
    0.5 miles
    2900 8th Ave
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-4691
    0.5 PK-2 296
  • Marion Marion High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 670 students
    0.5 miles
    675 S 15th St
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-9891
    0.5 9-12 670
  • Marion Starry Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 265 students
    0.5 miles
    700 S 15th Street
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-4698
    0.5 K-2 265

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