Marion County Alternative School

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Marion County Alternative School serves 3 students in grades 5-12.
Marion County Alternative School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Marion County Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Marion County Alternative School's student population of 3 students has declined by 57% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students3 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion County Alternative School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion County Alternative School is 0.00, 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 Testing Rank
#489 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
47%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio2:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
100%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.000.59
This chart display the diversity score of Marion County Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(14-15)
<50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
67%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion County Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marion County Alternative School is Hamilton High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamilton Hamilton Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 601 students
    1.2 miles
    784 10th Ave Sw
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 921-2145
    1.2 PK-4 601
  • Hamilton Hamilton High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 514 students
    1.5 miles
    211 Aggie Ave
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 921-3281
    1.5 9-12 514
  • Hamilton Hamilton Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 512 students
    1.7 miles
    400 Military St S
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 921-7030
    1.7 5-8 512
  • Guin Marion County High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 250 students
    10.3 miles
    8115 Us Highway 43
    Guin, AL 35563
    (205) 468-3377
    10.3 7-12 250
  • Guin Guin Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 242 students
    10.4 miles
    7980 U S Highway 43
    Guin, AL 35563
    (205) 468-3433
    10.4 PK-6 242

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