Marion High School

750 W 26th St
Marion, IN 46953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Marion High School serves 1,064 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Marion High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Marion High School's student population of 1,064 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,064 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1561 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
51%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.660.51
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marion High School is Tucker Area Vocational Technical Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John L Mcculloch Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frances Slocum Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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