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  • Washington Elementary School
  • 420 E Main St, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • 700 E Boulevard St, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 322
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
32%
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 400 Morningside Dr, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
27%
  • Longfellow Elementary School
  • 1400 W Hendrickson, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
22%
  • Marion Jr High School
  • 1609 W Main St, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 779
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
18%
  • Marion High School
  • 1501 S Carbon St, Marion
  • Marion CUSD 2
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,099
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Williamson Co Learning Cntr
  • 409 S Court St, Marion
  • Williamson Co Spec Educ District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 22
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
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  • School For Hearing Impaired
  • 801 E Reeves St, Marion
  • Williamson Co Spec Educ District
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 33
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
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Marion school information

IndexMarionIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores28%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Marion, IL educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Marion public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 10% lower than than the Illinois average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marion public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.5% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Marion

IndexMarionIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

Marion, IL School Districts

Marion Community Unit School District 2

There are a total of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Marion. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Marion, IL schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Marion, IL, an average of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.5% 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, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carterville, IL5,74241%17%
Thompsonville, IL64537%24%
Creal Springs, IL38935%30%
Pittsburg, IL56430%40%
Crab Orchard, IL28029%41%
Marion, IL17,70328%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Martha Lake, WA17,70325%50%
Tiffin, OH17,70165%33%
Hannibal, MO17,70747%5%
Wahiawa, HI17,69643%12%
Glenvar Heights, FL17,68736%28%
Marion, IL17,70328%42%
Source: The Marion, IL 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.