Marion school information

IndexMarionIowaNational
Average Test Scores83%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools111,10379,235
Total private schools220924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Marion are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Marion.
  • 93.4% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.0% of people in Marion have completed high school.
  • 33.7% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Marion

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  • Echo Hill Elementary400 Echo Hill RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 509 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Emerson Elementary School1400 10Th AveGrades: PK - 03Students: 215 · Ratio: 14:185
  • Excelsior Middle School3555 N 10Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 761 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Francis Marion Intermediate School2301 3Rd AveGrades: 04 - 05Students: 297 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Indian Creek Elementary School2900 Indian Creek RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 452 · Ratio: 16:190
  • Linn Grove Elementary School2301 50Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Linn-Mar High School3111 N 10Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 171 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Marion High School675 S 15Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 608 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Marion Home School440 S. 15Th StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 1 · Ratio: 1:1n/a
  • Novak Elementary School401 29Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 541 · Ratio: 20:180
  • Oak Ridge School4901 Alburnett RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 701 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Starry Elementary School700 S 15Th StreetGrades: KG - 03Students: 397 · Ratio: 15:179
  • Vernon Middle School1350 4Th AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 473 · Ratio: 13:173
  • Wilkins Elementary School2127 27Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 447 · Ratio: 17:184

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Education level achieved in Marion

IndexMarionIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school93.0%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college69.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.4%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.7%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Marion (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Robins, IA3,28291%33%
Center Point, IA2,63290%32%
Atkins, IA1,81288%29%
Mount Vernon, IA4,53286%26%
Central City, IA1,28484%23%
Marion, IA35,80983%22%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Menomonee Falls, WI35,82890%32%
Lufkin, TX35,75484%23%
Phenix City, AL35,75378%14%
Plant City, FL35,86647%31%
Richfield, MN35,87740%42%
Marion, IA35,80983%22%
Source: The Marion, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.