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Avg. test scores 57%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 49%

Marion school information

IndexMarionVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Marion are 57% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Marion
  • 74.4% of people in Marion have completed 8th grade
  • 70.8% of people in Marion have completed high school
  • 15.5% of people in Marion have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Marion

      IndexMarionVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade74.4%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school70.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college47.4%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.5%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.5%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.7%1.3%

      Marion, VA School Districts

      • Smyth County Public Schools

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Marion. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Marion, VA schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Marion, VA, an average of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Glade Spring, VA1,52786%74%
      Rural Retreat, VA1,58685%72%
      Saltville, VA2,25780%62%
      Chilhowie, VA1,93679%60%
      Troutdale, VA14375%51%
      Marion, VA5,89177%57%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mount Zion, IL5,89441%16%
      Central City, KY5,89550%1%
      Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88577%56%
      Medina, NY5,88540%20%
      Fort Meade, FL5,88338%24%
      Marion, VA5,89177%57%
      Source: The Marion, VA 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.