Marquette Senior High School

1203 West Fair Ave

Marquette, MI 49855-2668

Grades: 8-12

1,039 students

Marquette Senior High School serves 1,039 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Marquette Senior High School operates within the Marquette Area School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1039 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,039 students
Marquette Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Marquette Senior High School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Marquette Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Marquette Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
American Indian
4%
1%
Marquette Senior High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Marquette Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
White
90%
66%
Marquette Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Marquette Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Marquette Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.26
Marquette Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
44%
Marquette Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Marquette Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,170 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,503 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,727 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Marquette Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,170 822
Marquette Area School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 93% 82%
Marquette Area School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $11 MM
Marquette Area School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $11 MM
Marquette Area School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,503 $11,537
Marquette Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,727 $11,612
Marquette Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Graveraet School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marquette-alger Administrative Unit (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandy Knoll School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MarquetteSandy Knoll School
    401 North 6th St
    MarquetteMI 49855
    (906)225-4281
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 375 students                      
  • MarquetteSuperior Hills Elementary School
    1201 South Mcclellan Ave
    MarquetteMI 49855
    (906)225-4295
    1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 292 students                      
  • MarquetteVandenboom Child Development Center
    1175 Erie Ave
    MarquetteMI 49855
    (906)225-4295
    1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 3 students                      
  • MarquetteGraveraet School
    Alternative School
    611 North Front St
    MarquetteMI 49855
    (906)225-4302
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 122 students                      
  • MarquetteMarquette-alger Administrative Unit
    Special Education School
    321 East Ohio St
    MarquetteMI 49855
    (906)226-5101
    Special Education School

    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 48 students                      

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