Marion School District (Arkansas)

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Marion School District
Location
200 Manor Street
Marion, Arkansas 72364

United States
District information
Grades KG–12
Established 1869 (1869)
Accreditation ADE;
AdvancED
Schools 6[1]
District ID 0509390[1]
Students and staff
Students 4,326[1]
Teachers 258.75 (on FTE basis)[1]
Staff 563.75 (on FTE basis)[1]
Student-teacher ratio 16.72[1]
Athletic conference 7A/6A East (2012–14)
District mascot Patriots
Colors      Red
     White
     Blue
Other information
Website www.msd3.org

Marion School District is a public school district based in Marion, Arkansas, United States. The school district provides early childhood, elementary and secondary education for more than 4,300 kindergarten through grade 12 students at its six facilities at Marion and West Memphis in Crittenden County, Arkansas.

The district encompasses 209.96 square miles (543.8 km2) surrounding the cities of Crawfordsville, Turrell, Marion, Earle, Jericho, Clarkedale, Sunset, and portions of Proctor and West Memphis,

Established in 1869, Marion School District is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and its accreditiation by AdvancED is under advisement[2]

In November 2012, educator Alexia T. Weimer of Avondale Elementary School was recognized by Governor Mike Beebe as the 2013 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, as part of the National Teacher of the Year program.[3]

Schools[edit]

Secondary schools[edit]

  • Marion High School—serving approximately 900 students in grades 10 through 12.
  • Marion Junior High School—serving approximately 700 students in grades 8 and 9.
  • Marion Middle School—serving approximately 640 students in grades 6 and 7.

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Marion Intermediate School—serving approximately 675 students in grades 4 and 5.
  • Marion Elementary School—serving approximately 625 students in grades 2 and 3.
  • Avondale Elementary School (West Memphis)—serving approximately 750 students in kindergarten and grade 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Marion School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Institution Summary, Marion School District". AdvancED. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "2013 Arkansas Teacher of the Year" (PDF). Arkansas Department of Education. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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