Marion High School

  • Marion High School serves 1,083 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Marion High School's student population of 1,083 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,083 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marion High School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3099 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marion High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.330.32
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Graduation Rate
84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marion High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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