West Marion High School

West Marion High School serves 568 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
West Marion High School operates within the Marion County School District.
Marion County School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 568 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 568 students
West Marion High School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % West Marion High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
West Marion High School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade West Marion High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
West Marion High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
West Marion High School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
31%
49%
West Marion High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
68%
45%
West Marion High School White Students (2002-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.31
West Marion High School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
65%
West Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
West Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Marion County School District's student population of 2,145 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 69% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,256 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,493 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,145 2,273
Marion County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 64%
Marion County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $20 MM
Marion County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $20 MM
Marion County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,256 $9,638
Marion County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,493 $9,666
Marion County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Columbia High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Marion Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Marion Primary (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FoxworthWest Marion Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 344 students
    0 miles
    2 West Marion St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)731-2076
    04-6344
  • FoxworthWest Marion Primary
    Grades: KG-3 | 450 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Cedar St
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)736-3713
    0.6KG-3450
  • ColumbiaColumbia Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 268 students
    2.9 miles
    401 Mary St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2362
    2.94-5268
  • ColumbiaColumbia Primary
    Grades: KG-3 | 631 students
    3.2 miles
    501 Dale St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2216
    3.2KG-3631
  • ColumbiaJefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 405 students
    3.4 miles
    611 Owens St
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2786
    3.46-8405

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