Marion school information

IndexMarionVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Marion, VA educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Marion public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 1% lower than than the Virginia average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marion public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.8% have completed high school, 15.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marion are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Marion.
  • 74.4% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.8% of people in Marion have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Marion

IndexMarionVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school70.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.7%1.3%

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

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Glade Spring, VA1,52786%74%
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Chilhowie, VA1,93679%60%
Troutdale, VA14375%51%
Marion, VA5,89177%57%

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Marion, VA5,89177%57%
Source: The Marion, VA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.