West Marion High School

  • West Marion High School serves 581 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • 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 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 581 students
West Marion High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % West Marion High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
West Marion High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade West Marion High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
West Marion High School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Hispanic
1%
3%
West Marion High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
30%
49%
West Marion High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
69%
46%
West Marion High School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Marion High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups West Marion High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.32
West Marion High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
70%
67%
West Marion High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
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.
11%
7%
West Marion High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Marion County School District's student population of 2,079 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,226 is higher than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,095 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,079 2,139
Marion County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 64%
Marion County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $22 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 $10,226 $9,526
Marion County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,095 $9,407
Marion County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FoxworthWest Marion Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 343 students
    0 miles
    2 West Marion Street
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)731-2076
    04-6343
  • FoxworthWest Marion Primary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 415 students
    0.6 miles
    Post Offce Box 6
    FoxworthMS 39483
    (601)736-3713
    0.6KG-3415
  • ColumbiaColumbia Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 267 students
    2.9 miles
    401 Mary Street
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2362
    2.94-5267
  • ColumbiaColumbia Primary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 623 students
    3.2 miles
    913 West Avenue
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2216
    3.2KG-3623
  • ColumbiaJefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 381 students
    3.4 miles
    611 Owens Street
    ColumbiaMS 39429
    (601)736-2786
    3.46-8381

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