Marion school information

Average Test Scores87%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,235
Total private schools21,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools13067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Marion are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Marion.
  • 87.1% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Marion have completed high school.
  • 26.0% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Marion

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  • Crab Orchard Elementary School19189 Bailey StGrades: PK - 08Students: 318 · Ratio: 40:183
  • Crab Orchard High School19189 Bailey StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 149 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elem School700 E Boulevard StGrades: KG - 05Students: 267 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Lincoln Elem School400 Morningside DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 615 · Ratio: 21:187
  • Longfellow Elem School1400 W Hendrickson StGrades: PK - 05Students: 336 · Ratio: 21:189
  • Marion High School1501 S Carbon StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,121 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Marion Jr High School1609 W Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 83 · Ratio: 19:182
  • School For Hearing Impaired801 E Reeves StGrades: PK - 08Students: 49 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Washington Elem School420 E Main StGrades: PK - 05Students: 649 · Ratio: 23:188
  • Williamson Co Learning Cntr409 S Court StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 15 · Ratio: 4:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Marion

Completed 8th grade87.1%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school85.4%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college65.2%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.0%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters11.4%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%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.
Thompsonville, IL78291%34%
Carterville, IL5,63590%31%
Goreville, IL1,18987%28%
Johnston City, IL3,54182%20%
Herrin, IL12,72181%19%
Marion, IL17,35387%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Philadelphia, OH17,33482%20%
South Houston, TX17,32390%32%
Wayne, MI17,31443%37%
Takoma Park, MD17,30776%12%
Huntington, IN17,28478%14%
Marion, IL17,35387%27%
Source: The Marion, IL 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.