Marion-Florence School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 493 students in Marion-Florence School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Marion-Florence School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Marion-Florence School District are Marion Elementary School, Marion Middle School and Marion High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Marion-Florence School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Marion-Florence School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Marion-Florence School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,311 Schools
# Students
493 Students
476,419 Students
# Teachers
40 Teachers
34,093 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Marion-Florence School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#50 out of 286 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marion-Florence  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion-Florence  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marion-Florence  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marion-Florence  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.56
# American Indian Students
6 Students
3,691 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
13,470 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
38 Students
98,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
20%
# Black Students
10 Students
32,276 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
431 Students
300,604 Students
% White Students
87%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,026 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
27,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
16,833
# Students in K Grade:
43
32,393
# Students in 1st Grade:
26
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
39
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
30
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
43
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
36
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
38
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
43
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
27
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
30
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
41
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
35
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
35
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
2
1,666

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,475 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,162 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$8 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marion-Florence  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$7 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Marion-Florence  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,475
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marion-Florence  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,162
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marion-Florence  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Marion-Florence School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marion Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 E Lawrence
Marion, KS 66861
(620) 382-3771
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #22.
Marion Middle School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
125 South Lincoln
Marion, KS 66861
(620) 382-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 108 students
Rank: #33.
Marion High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 E Main
Marion, KS 66861
(620) 382-2168
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Marion-Florence School District
  • 101 N Thorp, Marion, KS, 66861-1125
  • (620) 382-2117
  • usd408.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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