Marion Middle School

  • Marion Middle School serves 584 students in grades 6-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Marion Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Marion Middle School's student population of 584 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students584 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Marion Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#756 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
48%
20%
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White
41%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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