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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 13%

Marion school information

IndexMarionIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools111,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Marion are 71% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Marion
  • 92.7% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade
  • 92.3% of people in Marion have completed high school
  • 34.2% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Marion

      IndexMarionIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.7%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.3%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college69.3%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree47.3%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.2%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.1%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Marion, IA School Districts

      • Linn-Mar Community School District
      • Marion Independent School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Marion. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Marion, IA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Marion, IA, an average of 92.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mount Vernon, IA4,48790%83%
      Center Point, IA2,50788%79%
      Lisbon, IA1,90885%73%
      Shellsburg, IA1,09785%72%
      Atkins, IA1,71382%67%
      Marion, IA37,19884%71%

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      Mechanicsville, VA37,20187%77%
      Addison, IL37,19220%60%
      East Meadow, NY37,22870%42%
      Lincoln Park, MI37,15521%56%
      Calumet City, IL37,11212%75%
      Marion, IA37,19884%71%
      Source: The Marion, IA 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.