Marion school information

IndexMarionAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores15%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools21,30779,221
Total private schools235324,874
Total post-secondary schools21027,963
The Marion, AL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Marion public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 60% lower than than the Alabama average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marion public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.9% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marion are 70% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Marion.
  • 65.9% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.9% of people in Marion have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Marion

IndexMarionAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade65.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school65.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college40.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.0%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.
Uniontown, AL2,32914%73%
Marion, AL3,50715%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Angwin, CA3,50525%50%
Montauk, NY3,51050%1%
Newcastle, WY3,50343%12%
Oxford, MI3,51145%8%
Alma, GA3,51131%37%
Marion, AL3,50715%70%
Source: The Marion, AL 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.