Marshall High School

806 N 6th St
Marshall, IL 62441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Marshall High School serves 391 students in grades 9-12.
Marshall High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Marshall High School's student population of 391 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students391 students
This chart display total students of Marshall High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Marshall High School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Marshall High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Marshall High School by grade.

School Comparison

Marshall High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marshall High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1674 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Marshall High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marshall High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Marshall High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marshall High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marshall High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
96%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marshall High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshall High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.080.68
This chart display the diversity score of Marshall High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Marshall High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marshall High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall CUSD 2c School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marshall High School is Martinsville Jr- Senior High School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marshall Marshall Junior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 196 students
    0.0 miles
    806 N 6th St
    Marshall, IL 62441
    (217) 826-2812
    0 7-8 196
  • Marshall North Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 385 students
    0.2 miles
    1001 N 6th St
    Marshall, IL 62441
    (217) 826-2355
    0.2 3-6 385
  • Marshall H E L P Marshall Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.9 miles
    815 S 9th St
    Marshall, IL 62441
    (217) 826-5805
    0.9 Inquire with school n/a
  • Marshall South Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 322 students
    0.9 miles
    805 S 6th St
    Marshall, IL 62441
    (217) 826-5041
    0.9 PK-2 322
  • Martinsville Martinsville Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 241 students
    10.5 miles
    Po Box 396
    Martinsville, IL 62442
    (217) 382-4116
    10.5 PK-6 241

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Marshall is certainly not the worst school in our area. In fact, they do several things right: teach accountability, teach citizenship, and have a high grading standard. The small size would seem to indicate that students would have easy access to hep and teachers, etc. As a parent of three students who are in or have gone through the school, I just don't see that happening consistently. There are great teachers there. Some do far more than anyone should expect. There are a few, however, who create frustration with lack of organization and lack of communication to parents. The worst year - due to course expectations/imbalance - is junior year. Students are consistently overwhelmed with homework and class work. Many nights were spent on projects etc until midnight or later - with kids who worked hard the whole time and did not procrastinate like many. There must be a better way to prepare our children. As another parent mentioned, the heat/cool situation is less than optimum. In a building that old, the solution isn't easy or cheap. It would be nice though for students not to stew all year round in some rooms and chill in others. The town around Marshall is the school's greatest asset. The community rallies around the school system like few others of this size. Every event seems well-attended and/or supported from afar. The small town heart of the town is bigger than most cities 10x the size. All things considered, the educational quality is good. As a parent and educational worker for over 20 years, I see that there are things that could be improved, but overall, this is a nice little town with an acceptable school system.
- Posted by
5  
Marshall is a nice school because it is small and the kids can get the help and attention they need. It's also in a nice spot. The only main real problem I see is that the school needs to spend their money on different things. Instead of redoing the football field or spending money on sports you need to pay to have air conditioning throughout the entire school. Kids cannot concentrate at all with it being so hot. Then in the winter when the kids finally think it is going to be nice and cool because the hot weather is over, that dosen't happen because of the steam heat system. You people crank up that heat so much that the kids are dripping with sweat just like its a hot summer day. Learn to control the temperatures a little better.
- Posted by

Review Marshall High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.
Learn how parents of gifted children can find additional academic challenges and support programs both in and outside of public schools.
Learn more about the debate behind private school vouchers and whether they are a viable public school alternative for your child.