Marquette Catholic School (MCS) provides a comprehensive and relevant curriculum for each student. MCS is accredited by Minnesota Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (MNSAA). We follow the educational guidelines of the Catholic Diocese of Duluth and the Minnesota Department of Education. The basic curriculum includes instruction in the following subjects: Religion, Reading, Writing, Spelling, Math, English, Social Studies and Science. Additional instruction is provided in the areas of Music, Art, Computer Technology, and Physical Education. Students visit the library weekly.
MCS students consistently score above the national average on standardized tests. The various benefits enjoyed by the students include:
- Smart Boards in the classrooms
- Classroom iPads
- Mac Technology Lab
- Resource Center
- Breakfast and Hot Lunches
- Title I Services
- School Store
Small class sizes ensure our students are given the individual attention they deserve. Our faculty recognizes and respects the different learning styles of its students. We believe learning is an ongoing process in which each child’s unique gifts are recognized.
Marquette Catholic School has long been noted for its excellence in promoting Catholic identity. All students participate in the school’s religion program that includes:
- Instruction in basic Catholic doctrine
- Preparation for and participation in liturgies
- The study of scripture
- Participation in the annual school-wide Christmas program and Spring program
- Preparation for the sacraments of Eucharist and Reconciliation
- Opportunity for altar serving
Each week a class is responsible for preparing the liturgy for the entire school. Parents are encouraged to attend these services. Special liturgical feast days and prayer services are celebrated during the year.