According to data released by the Tennessee Department of Education, the Marion County Schools earned a level 5 in system-wide growth for: Composite, Literacy, Numeracy, and Literacy/Numeracy. 

Dr. Larry Ziegler, Chief Academic Officer, states, “The results reflect the commitment and hard work of our teachers and students. During the 2020-2021 school year, our teachers were faced with many challenges and did what they always do -  they rose to the challenge. I am so thankful that the children of Marion County are served by a group of educators that are fully committed to their success.

By measuring students' academic achievement AND growth, schools and districts have a more comprehensive picture of their own effectiveness in raising student achievement.

In closing, Dr. Mark Griffith, adds, “The level 5 designation for Marion County Schools reflects the dedication of our entire school community to greater academic outcomes for every student. Being a level 5 district indicates that Marion County students have shown significant academic growth across achievement levels as well as grade levels.”

MCS CONNECTED 2021-2022 


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