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Marion County Public Schools
  • OCALA, FL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Marion County Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in OCALA, FL. It has 42,678 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
43%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1160
1,742 responses
Average ACT
24
894 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
42,678
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.1%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,101
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,705 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    7%

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$55,265
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,092
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$194,900
National
$281,900

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