Marion County High School Red Raiders
Mission Statement • The faculty and staff believe that the school program should be tailored to fit the student population. Our aim is to provide the appropriate instructional environment for maximum student achievement. We hope to graduate young adults who have both desire and ability to succeed.
Beliefs • All students can learn, achieve, relative to their abilities. • A safe, clean, and physically comfortable environment promotes self-discipline and provides a positive setting for learning and good citizenship. • High expectations increase individual student performance. • Each student has unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
Beliefs • Exceptional students require special services and resources. • To prepare for the future, all students must develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will be relevant to the 21st century. • Teachers, parents, students, and the community share the responsibility for the support of the school’s mission. • The school should establish a personal base experience through community involvement.
General Information • 7th -12th grade • Student enrollment 237 • Class 1A • 34% Free and Reduced Meals • 97% Average Daily Attendance • 2.9 students per computer • Faculty are all Highly Qualified • Faculty Degrees: 7.1% AA or higher/ 57.1% Masters/ 35.7% Bachelor's
Programs • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) • Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) • Positive Behavior Support (PBS) • Access Distance Learning
Diploma Types • Alabama High School Diploma • Alabama High School Diploma with Advanced Academic Endorsement • Alabama Occupational Diploma
Course Offerings • Honors Classes • English 7th -12th grade, AP English • Reading 7th and 8th grade • Math 7th, Pre- Algebra , Algebra I , Algebra II , Geometry, and Pre- Calculus • Social Studies , History, Economics Government, and Citizenship • Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Physics • Spanish I and II
Course Offerings • L.I.F.E. Physical Education, and Health • Drivers Education • Journalism • Computer, and Business Technology • CO-OP • Agri-Science • Music Appreciation • Basic Skills • Band
Testing • Alabama High School Graduation Exam 10th -12th grade • Alabama Writing Assessment 7th and 10th • SAT-10, 7th and 8th • Alabama Math and Reading Test 7th and 8th • ASVAB • PRIDE survey • Explore Test Pre-ACT • Plan Test
Clubs • FFA Future Farmer of America • 4H • Spanish Club • FCA Fellowship of Christian Athletes • Beta Club • SGA Student Government
Activities • Football • Band • Basketball • Volleyball • Track • Golf • Cheerleading • Baseball • Softball
One Cent Sales Tax • One cent sales tax goes to helping schools. • Distribution of money is between the elementary school and high school on a quarterly bases. Each getting 40% and 20% goes in a reserve fund. • The funds go to purchasing classroom educational and instructional materials. • Advisory Board is responsible for assuring that funds are expended properly.
City Tax Money • Computer Labs
Library • Books, DVD’s and Books on CD • Computer Lab • Media equipment • Reading Software
SpecialProjects • ACCESS Lab • Break Room • Student desk