Francis Marion School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Francis Marion School

Francis Marion School is a public school located in South Carolina. It is a part of the Florence County School District One. The school was founded in 1967 and is named after the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion. It currently serves over 1,200 students from grades 6-12.
The school offers a variety of academic programs and extracurricular activities for its students. The school has a strong emphasis on the sciences and math, and offers Advanced Placement courses in a variety of subjects. Additionally, the school offers a wide range of sports and clubs, such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and a variety of other sports.
The faculty and staff at Francis Marion School are dedicated to providing a quality education to its students. The school has a diverse student body and is committed to creating a safe and accepting environment for all students.
Francis Marion School is an excellent choice for students looking for a quality education in a safe and supportive environment.

Address:

101 Hubbard Drive
Marion, AL 36756

Phone:

(334) 683-6622

Site:

www.perrycountyal.org

Grades:

PreK – 12

Enrollment:

647 students

Overview Francis Marion School

Francis Marion School serves 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Francis Marion School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Francis Marion School

Francis Marion School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Francis Marion School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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