Marlin Junior Academy

  • Marlin Junior Academy serves 240 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marlin Junior Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Marlin Junior Academy's student population of 240 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marlin Junior Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marlin Junior Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#7716 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
56%
13%
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White
6%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarlin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marlin Marlin High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 200 students
    1.1 miles
    1400 Capps St
    Marlin, TX 76661
    (254)883-2394
    1.1 9-12 200
  • Marlin Marlin Primary Academy
    Grades: PK-4 | 386 students
    1.1 miles
    602 Donohoo St
    Marlin, TX 76661
    (254)883-3232
    1.1 PK-4 386
  • Marlin Success Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
    1.2 miles
    1400 Capps St
    Marlin, TX 76661
    (254)883-2394
    1.2 9-12 11
  • Chilton Chilton School
    Grades: PK-12 | 506 students
    9.9 miles
    905 Durango Ave
    Chilton, TX 76632
    (254)546-1200
    9.9 PK-12 506
  • Lott Westphalia Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 156 students
    10.2 miles
    124 Cr 3000
    Lott, TX 76656
    (254)584-4988
    10.2 K-8 156

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