Marion CUSD 2 School District

1700 W Cherry St
Marion, IL 62959-1212
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Marion CUSD 2 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,162 students in Marion CUSD 2 School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Illinois.
Public High School in Marion CUSD 2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Illinois public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Marion CUSD 2 School District have a Graduation Rate of 79%, which is less than the Illinois average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Marion High School, with 79% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Illinois or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public high school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,016 Schools
# Students
3,728 Students
616,406 Students
# Teachers
270 Teachers
41,528 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Marion CUSD 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#422 out of 926 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marion CUSD 2  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion CUSD 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marion CUSD 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(17-18)
79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marion CUSD 2  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.68
# American Indian Students
13 Students
1,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
48 Students
32,070 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
84 Students
170,917 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
28%
# Black Students
316 Students
100,133 Students
% Black Students
9%
16%
# White Students
2,903 Students
289,543 Students
% White Students
78%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
664 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
361 Students
21,471 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
142
171
# Students in K Grade:
308
275
# Students in 1st Grade:
273
261
# Students in 2nd Grade:
252
276
# Students in 3rd Grade:
269
431
# Students in 4th Grade:
249
442
# Students in 5th Grade:
256
898
# Students in 6th Grade:
249
1,908
# Students in 7th Grade:
288
4,488
# Students in 8th Grade:
280
4,842
# Students in 9th Grade:
346
157,061
# Students in 10th Grade:
286
149,228
# Students in 11th Grade:
263
146,241
# Students in 12th Grade:
267
149,884
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,682 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,768 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marion CUSD 2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$59 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Marion CUSD 2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,682
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marion CUSD 2  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,768
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marion CUSD 2  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Marion CUSD 2 School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marion High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 S Carbon St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-8196
Grades: 9-12
| 1,162 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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