801 Carter Dr
Marion, AR 72364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Marion Junior High School serves 968 students in grades 7-9.
Marion Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Marion Junior High School's student population of 968 students has grown by 58% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 68% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Marion Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Marion Junior High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#833 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
56%
20%
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White
33%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
<50%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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