Marion High School

1205 South Main Street
Marion, SC 29571
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Marion High School serves 640 students in grades 9-12.
Marion High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marion High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Marion High School's student population of 640 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Marion High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Marion High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#480 out of 1095 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
78%
32%
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White
17%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marion High School's ranking?
Marion High School is ranked #480 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Marion High School often compared to?
Marion High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mullins High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Marion High School?
The graduation rate of Marion High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Marion High School?
640 students attend Marion High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Marion High School students are Black, 17% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marion High School?
Marion High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Marion High School offer ?
Marion High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Marion High School part of?
Marion High School is part of Marion 10 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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