Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,577 students in Marion County, MS. Marion County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, MS are West Marion Primary School, Columbia Elementary School and West Marion High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Marion Primary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
20 Cedar Street
Foxworth, MS 39483
(601) 736-3713
Grades: PK-3
| 345 students
Rank: #22.
Columbia Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Mary Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2362
Grades: 3-5
| 358 students
Rank: #33.
West Marion High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS 39483
(601) 736-6381
Grades: 7-12
| 609 students
Rank: #44.
Columbia High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1009 Broad Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-5335
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #55.
West Marion Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS 39483
(601) 731-2076
Grades: 4-6
| 267 students
Rank: #66.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
611 Owens Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2786
Grades: 6-8
| 378 students
Rank: #77.
East Marion High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-3006
Grades: 7-12
| 326 students
Rank: #88.
East Marion Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-7290
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
Rank: n/an/a
913 West Avenue
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2216
Grades: PK-2
| 434 students
Rank: n/an/a
Marion Co Alt School
Alternative School
2 W Marion St., Building T
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-7290
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Marion Co Voc Complex
Vocational School
1140 Highway 13 South
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-6095
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Marion County, MS

Marion County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1730 Hwy 44
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-4591
Grades: 2-12
| 10 students
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 731-7936
Grades: 7-8
| 194 students
527 East Marion School Rd
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 731-1498
Grades: 4-8
| n/a students
2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS 39483
(601) 736-5236
Grades: 7-8
| 222 students

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