School Details

Marion High School

750 West 26th Street, Marion, IN 46953
(765) 664-9051
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1159 students 25 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

53%
69%
70%
14%
28%
46%
64%
64%
78%

End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Marion Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Marion High School is a public high school in Marion. The principal of Marion High School is Mr Lennon Brown. 1,159 children attend Marion High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Marion High School students have "limited English proficiency." 64% of the 1,159 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Marion High School is 25:1. Tucker Area Voc Tech Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 6% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 55% 54%
Black, non-Hispanic 23% 21%
Asian 2% 1%
Multiracial 13% 14%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.09% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 75%
Limited English proficiency 2% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    Marion High School is a great school regardless of what others have to say. Yes there may be discipline problems but marion isnt the only school with this problem. I am a graduate of Marion High School and I am proud of it. Marion has quite a bit to offer and not just athletically. We have a great musical department and great academic teams. And yes we have always carried great pride in our sports. My children now attend Marion and they have done extremely well. Marion has some great teachers. I have spoken to a few of the teachers and have yet come across one who doesnt want the best for their students. We may have police patroling our halls and Im quite proud to say that I appreciate Marion for looking out for the safety of our children. Keep up the great job Marion.

  • (8 years ago)

    As a mother of a Marion High School student I just had to comment. I was nervous about sending my son to Marion but he loves it and he has had great success at Marion. Marion has some awesome teachers who really do care if they acheive their goals. Marion also has lots to offer athletically and academically. Marion also has cheerleaders that made it to Nationals in Florida which you dont see around grant county. My kids will always be a Marion Giant because I have no intentions of them going to another school. Go Giants!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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