Marion Elementary School

  • Marion Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marion Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Marion Elementary School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marion Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1566 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marion Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
91%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marion Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marion Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.170.52
This chart display the diversity score of Marion Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marion Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelle Vernon Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Belle Vernon Area School District is operating at 18% proficient in Math. They are also only working to help the children who are close to achieving proficient. They are not concerned about the rest of the children.
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