Marion Senior High School

848 Stage St
Marion, VA 24354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Marion Senior High School serves 656 students in grades 9-12.
Marion Senior High 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 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marion Senior High School's student population of 656 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion Senior High 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 Senior High School is 0.12, 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
#1017 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
94%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score
0.120.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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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 to Marion Senior High School is Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Point Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Oak Point Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.1 miles
    138 Oak Point Dr
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 783-2609
    0.1 PK-5 430
  • Marion Marion Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
    0.2 miles
    188 Star Mountain Dr
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 783-3021
    0.2 PK-5 359
  • Marion Marion Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 515 students
    0.4 miles
    134 Wilden St
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 783-4466
    0.4 6-8 515
  • Marion Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.5 miles
    340 Bagley Circle
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 783-1222
    0.5 6-12 n/a
  • Atkins Atkins Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
    5.9 miles
    5903 Lee Hwy
    Atkins, VA 24311
    (276) 783-3366
    5.9 PK-5 212

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