Marquette Area Public Schools School District

1201 WEST FAIR AVE
MARQUETTE , MI 49855 - 2668
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 1,063 students in Marquette Area Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Michigan.
Public High Schools in Marquette Area Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Michigan public high school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Marquette Area Public Schools School District are Marquette Senior High School and Vandenboom Alternative High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Marquette Area Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 86%, which is equal to the Michigan average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Marquette Senior High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Michigan or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public high school average of 33% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,336 Schools
# Students
3,136 Students
549,563 Students
# Teachers
183 Teachers
30,041 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
0.52
# American Indian Students
69 Students
5,316 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
17,617 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
43 Students
45,009 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
32 Students
92,966 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
2,749 Students
366,925 Students
% White Students
88%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
480 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
219 Students
21,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
238
5,919
# Students in 1st Grade:
217
5,729
# Students in 2nd Grade:
218
5,644
# Students in 3rd Grade:
238
5,664
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
5,938
# Students in 5th Grade:
217
6,440
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
10,232
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
18,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
21,313
# 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
2,928

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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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)

  • District size: 7
  • Enrollment: 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 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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