Marion Middle School

134 Wilden St
Marion, VA 24354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Marion Middle School serves 515 students in grades 6-8.
Marion Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Marion Middle School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students515 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Marion Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1014 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marion Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marion Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
93%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marion Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.130.68
This chart display the diversity score of Marion Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marion Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmyth County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Marion Middle School is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.2 miles away)
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