Marion Senior High School

848 Stage St
Marion, VA 24354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 643 students in grades 9-12, Marion Senior High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marion Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Marion Senior High School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Marion Senior High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Marion Senior High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#530 out of 1792 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Marion Senior High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55-59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion Senior High 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 2020-21 school year data.
80-84%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marion Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marion Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
93%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Marion Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Marion Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marion Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marion Senior High School's ranking?
Marion Senior High School is ranked #530 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Marion Senior High School often compared to?
Marion Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chilhowie High School, Northwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Marion Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Marion Senior High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Marion Senior High School?
643 students attend Marion Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Marion Senior High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marion Senior High School?
Marion Senior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Marion Senior High School offer ?
Marion Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Marion Senior High School part of?
Marion Senior High School is part of Smyth Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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