Marion High School



Marion High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Marion High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 309
10 306
11 253
12 258

Marion High School is a public high school of the Marion Community Unit School District 2 located in Marion, IL. It has 1,126 students in grades 9th through 12th. Marion High School is the 208th largest public high school in Illinois and the 5,218th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,126
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,218th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 208th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 353rd out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 178th out of 828

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Marion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 612
(54%)
612
(54%)
 Female 514
(46%)
514
(46%)

Marion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 920
(82%)
920
(82%)
 Black 103
(9%)
103
(9%)
 Two or More 47
(4%)
47
(4%)
 Hispanic 44
(4%)
44
(4%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Marion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 578
(51%)
578
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 457
(41%)
457
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(8%)
91
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Marion High School is ranked 170th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Marion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Marion High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1208
2006 1200
2007 1184
2008 1143
2009 1101
2010 1121
2011 1118
2012 1130
2013 1119
2014 1099
2015 1126

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.2
2007 17.2
2008 16.2
2009 16.6
2010 17.5
2011 17.5
2012 10.9
2013 18.3
2014 14.3
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29966887417219
2006 0.28166666666667
2007 0.28631756756757
2008 0.30621172353456
2009 0.35513169845595
2010 0.36396074933095
2011 0.34436493738819
2012 0.36283185840708
2013 0.40929401251117
2014 0.45131938125569
2015 0.4866785079929

Compare Marion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.7%
 

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