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Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 21%
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Marion school information

IndexMarionIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores33%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Marion are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Marion
  • 87.5% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade
  • 85.5% of people in Marion have completed high school
  • 24.1% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree

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      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 33%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Carterville, IL5,74253%10.7%
      Creal Springs, IL38942%12.7%
      Herrin, IL12,86836%24.8%
      Goreville, IL1,17832%33.5%
      Pittsburg, IL56425%49.1%
      Marion, IL17,70333%31.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Tiffin, OH17,70157%18.3%
      Hannibal, MO17,70749%2.1%
      Wahiawa, HI17,69652%7.6%
      Punta Gorda, FL17,72165%34.7%
      Scarsdale, NY17,68487%81.4%
      Marion, IL17,70333%31.0%
      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.