Marquette Area Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,073 students in Marquette Area Public Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Public Elementary Schools in Marquette Area Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 36% (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
5 Schools
2,545 Schools
# Students
2,073 Students
956,915 Students
# Teachers
125 Teachers
57,929 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 830 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
0.56
# American Indian Students
44 Students
6,746 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
33,897 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
26 Students
81,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# Black Students
19 Students
177,040 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
1,810 Students
608,441 Students
% White Students
87%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
799 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
156 Students
48,149 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
238
103,031
# Students in 1st Grade:
217
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
218
100,631
# 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:
237
93,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
94,424
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
13,536
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
13,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
13,067
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
13,995
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,966

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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Elementary 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.
Bothwell Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Tierney St
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4262
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #55.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Marquette Area Public Schools School District
  • 1201 WEST FAIR AVE, MARQUETTE, MI, 49855-2668
  • (906) 225-5326
  • mapsnet.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,073 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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