Marion High School

  • Marion High School serves 181 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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School Overview

  • Marion High School's student population of 181 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marion High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#699 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
97%
65%
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score0.060.54
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Graduation Rate80-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion-Florence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Marion Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 110 students
    0.1 miles
    125 South Lincoln
    Marion, KS 66861
    (620)382-6070
    0.1 6-8 110
  • Marion Marion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    0.5 miles
    1400 E Lawrence
    Marion, KS 66861
    (620)382-3771
    0.5 PK-5 230
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
    9.7 miles
    812 East A Street
    Hillsboro, KS 67063
    (620)947-3981
    9.7 PK-5 309
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro Middle/High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 299 students
    10.0 miles
    400 East Grand
    Hillsboro, KS 67063
    (620)947-3184
    10.0 6-12 299
  • Lost Springs Centre
    Grades: PK-12 | 482 students
    12.5 miles
    2374 310th Street
    Lost Springs, KS 66859
    (785)983-4321
    12.5 PK-12 482

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