Marion Elementary School

209 Robert Street
Marion, NC 28752
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Marion Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Marion Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Marion Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Marion Elementary School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#750 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
6%
25%
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White
67%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcdowell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marion Elementary School is Mcdowell High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Mcdowell Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion East Mcdowell Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 580 students
    0.6 miles
    676 State Street
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-7711
    0.6 6-8 580
  • Marion Mcdowell High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,579 student
    0.6 miles
    600 Mcdowell High School Dr
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-7920
    0.6 9-12 1,579
  • Marion Eastfield Global Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    1.2 miles
    170 Eastfield School Road
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-3730
    1.2 PK-5 303
  • Marion West Mcdowell Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 600 students
    1.8 miles
    346 West Mcdowell Junior High
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-3390
    1.8 6-8 600
  • Marion Mcdowell Alternative School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 279 students
    2.5 miles
    176 Lukin St
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-1040
    2.5 6-12 279

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