Marquette Area Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,136 students in Marquette Area Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Marquette Area Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Marquette Area Public Schools School District are Graveraet Elementary School, Superior Hills Elementary School and Sandy Knoll School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Marquette Area Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Marquette Area Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Marquette Area Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
7 Schools
3,553 Schools
# Students
3,136 Students
1,403,040 Students
# Teachers
183 Teachers
81,458 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Marquette Area Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 862 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#146 out of 872 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.54
# American Indian Students
69 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
43 Students
117,763 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
32 Students
247,768 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
2,749 Students
912,374 Students
% White Students
88%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
219 Students
65,141 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
238
106,604
# Students in 1st Grade:
217
101,231
# Students in 2nd Grade:
218
100,710
# Students in 3rd Grade:
238
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
217
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
245
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
272
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
281
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
3
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,413 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,286 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$36 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$39 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,413
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,286
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marquette Area Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Marquette Area Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Graveraet Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
611 N Front St
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4302
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #22.
Superior Hills Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 South Mcclellan Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4295
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #33.
Sandy Knoll School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 North 6th St
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4281
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #44.
Marquette Senior High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1203 West Fair Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4254
Grades: 7-12
| 935 students
Rank: #55.
Bothwell Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1200 Tierney St
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4262
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #66.
Cherry Creek Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1111 Ortman Rd
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4399
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
Rank: #77.
Vandenboom Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1175 Erie Strert
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4321
Grades: 9-12
| 128 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Marquette Area
  • 1201 WEST FAIR AVE, MARQUETTE, MI, 49855-2668
  • (906) 225-5326
  • mapsnet.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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