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Marion School District
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  • MARION, AR

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

About

200 MANOR ST
MARION, AR 72364
About Marion School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
5
Students
3,975
From Marion School District

The Marion School District is an innovative, vibrant, and growing district of nearly 4,000 students located in the rich Delta farmlands of northeast Arkansas, just across the Mississippi River from Memphis. The district is home to a high school, a junior high, and three magnet elementary schools.

Ensuring students are equipped with the academic, social, and decision-making skills they need to become productive citizens in our rapidly changing world is at the heart of the mission. Utilizing an innovative Hybrid Academic Calendar, the district offers one of the largest selections of academic pathways in the state, allowing students a personalized learning experience while meeting state standards.

The educational curriculum is enriched with diverse extracurriculars, including band, drama, choir, numerous sports programs, robotics, many clubs, a first-in-the-region esports team, and more. An on-campus student health clinic ensures that student wellness is supported at all times.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
31%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1090
11 responses
Average ACT
23
380 responses

Choose the path that's right for you!

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Children learn in different ways, and we create learning environments where every student can choose their own path to success. It starts with our three themed K-6 magnet schools. Then comes a myriad of extracurriculars, including traditional athletics, outstanding music programs, and contemporary offerings like robotics and esports. Along with excellent academics, there's a path for everyone.

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,975
Free or Reduced Lunch
29.7%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$36,464
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,310 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    8%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$80,170
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$917
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$169,300
National
$244,900

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