Francis Marion School

  • Francis Marion School serves 707 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Francis Marion School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Francis Marion School's student population of 707 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 54% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students707 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis Marion School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis Marion School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1161 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
99%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Francis Marion School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.020.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Francis Marion School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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