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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 53%

Marion school information

IndexMarionIndianaNational
Average Test Scores61%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools181,75579,221
Total private schools467524,874
Total post-secondary schools31417,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Marion are 23% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Marion
  • 76.2% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade
  • 73.8% of people in Marion have completed high school
  • 14.1% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Marion

      IndexMarionIndianaNational
      Completed 8th grade76.2%84.6%84.3%
      Completed high school73.8%82.9%83.0%
      Completed some college41.5%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.5%33.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.1%24.6%30.3%
      Completed masters5.7%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

      Marion, IN School Districts

      • Marion Community Schools
      • Eastbrook Community School Corporation

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Marion. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Marion, IN schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Marion, IN, an average of 76.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.8% have completed high school.

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      Converse, IN1,21675%52%
      Summitville, IN93372%46%
      Upland, IN3,66370%41%
      Fairmount, IN2,90866%34%
      Gas City, IN5,98366%34%
      Marion, IN28,69861%23%

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      Agawam Town, MA28,70167%36%
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      Marion, IN28,69861%23%
      Source: The Marion, IN 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.