Marion Youth Academy

  • Marion Youth Academy serves 42 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Marion Youth Academy's student population of 42 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students42 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1836 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
32%
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Black
74%
22%
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White
15%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marion Youth Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.420.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion Youth Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMARION School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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