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Marion, VA
Students enrolled: 712

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848 Stage St
Marion, VA 24354

(276) 783-4731
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May 08, 2011
MSHS is a great school. Students are cared for by the administration. Students have opportunity to be successful.

- submitted by a student

March 28, 2011
I am a former student of MSHS, and I had an excellent experience there. I attended college at one of the most academically challenging schools in VA, and I was well prepared for the coursework at college. I took honors and AP courses in high school in order to get ready for college. If students attending MSHS take honors courses and are willing to put in the work required to prepare for college, they will do well. The majority of my teachers went above and beyond in the classroom. The teachers are not responsible for the academic success of students who are not willing to put in the effort needed.

- submitted by a student

November 07, 2010
Marion is a very old school and very little money has been put into upkeep. Teachers have to buy their own supplies, desks are falling apart and books are missing covers. The administration is weak and does not support the teachers. There are a few really good teachers but the overall environment is poor. If you have a choice send your children to Rural Retreat, Chilhowie or Abingdon. All have better environment than Marion.

- submitted by a parent

March 17, 2010
As a parent I would expect the Prinicalp to Pay attention when a student or students tell them something and at least show interest in it and look into it

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 29, 2009
I would rate this school with 3 out of 4 stars for all students and 4 out of 5 stars for the college bound. I am a parent and a retired teacher.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 08, 2008
When I was at Marion, I had a lot of good friends and a great social life. Teacher wise, they are awful. Most of them just like to give busy work and don't actually teach. A lot of them don't prepare you for the college life as I had to find that out the hard way.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
October 06, 2008
To be honest, i had an excellent freshman sophomore and junior year at marion senior high due mainly to participation in the marching band, those are the only memories of the place that i will remember fondly. Mr. Collins was an excellent director and made it as enjoyable as it was, however apart from this there is nothing more to say in favor of the school. Of course with a few exceptions, the faculty at this school is at best a joke, at worst a complete disaster. Comprised primarily of young unexperienced instructors that in all likelyhood barely skated through their college degrees. While attempting to be unbiased in my criticism, i cannot find a way around saying that the primary attitude of most of the faculty was that of a childish powertrip amongst other issues too numerous to list. truly dissapointing

- submitted by a community member

October 12, 2006
As a former student I can honestly say I received a quality education and had a nice social life at MSHS. Would be nice if more things were offered after school and discipline is a joke. Other than that this was an awesome place.

- submitted by a student

August 03, 2006
I will be a senior at Marion Senior High this year and to be honest, it seems like I have had only five teachers of the twenty one of my high school career so far that seemed to actually care about the students. Many of them just seem to be so tired of teaching or just don't care at all, resulting in apathy in the students, low test scores, discipline problems, and so on. The only sports recognized at school are football and basketball. The band program has no money, the school board doesn't seem to care.

- submitted by a student

August 19, 2005
My Son is a sophomore in MSHS, and I couldnt ask for a better school. I am sent emails dailiy of announcments. Holt, Newman and Davidson are sure doing thier jobs. I give this school an A1.

- submitted by a parent

December 18, 2004
I love MSHS! Its awesome.

- submitted by a student

October 28, 2004
I am a sophomore at MSHS and for the most part we have a good school. Our principal is the best and we have a good environment. I do think that our discipline is not very high and kids get away with too much

- submitted by a student
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Marion Senior High School
848 Stage St, Marion, VA  24354
(276) 783-4731
Last modified Marion Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marion Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top