Marion High School

  • Marion High School serves 1,099 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Marion High School operates within the Marion Cusd 2 School District.
  • Marion Cusd 2 School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1099 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,099 students
Marion High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Marion High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Marion High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Marion High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Marion High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
5%
Marion High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
3%
25%
Marion High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
11%
17%
Marion High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
82%
49%
Marion High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Marion High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Marion High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.31
Marion High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Marion Cusd 2 School District's student population of 4,024 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,746 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,823 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,024 753
Marion Cusd 2 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 81% 88%
Marion Cusd 2 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $44 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,746 $15,061
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,823 $15,092
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (618)993-3230
    0.6PK-5358
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    1.1 miles
    1609 W Main St
    MarionIL 62959
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    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    1.2 miles
    409 S Court St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-2138
    1.29-1222
  • MarionWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    1.6 miles
    420 E Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-8534
    1.6PK-5604
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    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
    2.2 miles
    700 E Boulevard St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-5766
    2.2PK-5322

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