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92%
  • Indian Creek Elementary School
  • 2900 Indian Creek Rd, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
89%
  • Linn-mar High School
  • 3111 N 10th St, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,018
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
89%
  • Echo Hill Elementary
  • 400 Echo Hill Road, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 588
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
87%
  • Oak Ridge School
  • 4901 Alburnett Road, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 697
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
85%
  • Marion High School
  • 675 S 15th St, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 652
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
84%
  • Francis Marion Intermediate School
  • 2301 3rd Ave, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 312
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
82%
  • Marion Home School
  • 440 S. 15th Street, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
82%
  • Vernon Middle School
  • 1350 4th Avenue, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Wilkins Elementary School
  • 2127 27th St, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
81%
  • Excelsior Middle School
  • 3555 N 10th St, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 927
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
80%
  • Novak Elementary School
  • 401 29th Avenue, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 554
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
79%
  • Linn Grove Elementary School
  • 2301 50th St, Marion
  • Linn-Mar Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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  • Emerson Elementary School
  • 1400 10th Ave, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 173
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
n/a
  • Starry Elementary School
  • 700 S 15th Street, Marion
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 322
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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
The Marion, IA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Marion public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Iowa average and 71% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marion public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.3% have completed high school, 34.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Marion schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Marion, IA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, IA4,48790%83%
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Shellsburg, IA1,09785%72%
Atkins, IA1,71382%67%
Marion, IA37,19884%71%

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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.
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