Marion Junior High School

801 Carter Dr
Marion, AR 72364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 968 students in grades 7-9, Marion Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : <50%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Marion Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#770 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
36%
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29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
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
55%
20%
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White
34%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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(18-19)
<50%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marion Junior High School's ranking?
Marion Junior High School is ranked #770 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Marion Junior High School?
The graduation rate of Marion Junior High School is 50%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Marion Junior High School?
968 students attend Marion Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Marion Junior High School students are Black, 34% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marion Junior High School?
Marion Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Marion Junior High School offer ?
Marion Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Marion Junior High School part of?
Marion Junior High School is part of Marion School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : <50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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