Marion County High School

  • Marion County High School serves 250 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marion County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Marion County High School's student population of 250 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion County High School is ranked within the top 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marion County High School is 0.25, 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)#402 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
86%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.59
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
6%
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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

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