Francis Marion Military Academy

  • Francis Marion Military Academy serves 150 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Francis Marion Military Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Francis Marion Military Academy's student population of 150 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 110% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis Marion Military Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Francis Marion Military Academy is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3384 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
51%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Graduation Rate60-79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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