Marion Technical Institute

1614 E Fort King St
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Marion Technical Institute serves 161 students in grades 8-12.
Marion Technical Institute placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Marion Technical Institute's student population of 161 students has grown by 16000% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 67% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion Technical Institute is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion Technical Institute is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3452 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Graduation Rate
(11-12)
<50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marion Technical Institute is Marion Virtual Franchise (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort King Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion Elearning (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ocala Marion Elearning Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 38 students
    0.1 miles
    1614 E Ft King St Bldg 3
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 236-0570
    0.1 K-5 38
  • Ocala Fort King Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,109 student
    0.5 miles
    545 Ne 17th Ave
    Ocala, FL 34470
    (352) 671-4725
    0.5 6-8 1,109
  • Ocala Wyomina Park Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 629 students
    0.7 miles
    511 Ne 12th Ave
    Ocala, FL 34470
    (352) 671-6370
    0.7 PK-5 629
  • Ocala Eighth Street Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    1.1 miles
    513 Se 8th St
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7125
    1.1 PK-5 397
  • Ocala Osceola Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 941 students
    1.1 miles
    526 Se Tuscawilla Ave
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7100
    1.1 6-8 941

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