St. Louis City Schools

Marquette Catholic High School

PRIVATE Catholic

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • 415 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 16
  • Languages Offered: Spanish, French
  • School Day: 8:05am – 3:04pm
  • Tuition Range: $6,950 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,468
  • 52% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Uniform Required
  • Marquette's Math and Science programs are award winning. The WYSE ( World wide Youth in Science and Engineering) Team places every year in the state tournament. The engineering class has won the Boeing Glider Challenge 2 years in a row and the Trebuchet Contest at Lewis and Clark Community College has placed for several years in a row. The Physics class has also won awards in competition.
  • Marquette's sports team have won many regionals and sectionals . We have won the state tournament in girls and boys soccer (2x) and baseball (2x) and placed second in softball, soccer, and baseball.
  • Although Catholic, persons of all faiths are welcome with open arms.
  • A 10,000 square foot STEM building was opened in 2018-19. It houses 3 labs and 4 Math classrooms with all the latest technology.
  • On average, due to our dual credit classes, Marquette graduates go to college with 20-24 credit hours.
  • Extracurriculars: 26 sports teams, Drama Club, Chorus, Art Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, Campus Ministry, Newspaper, yearbook, Fitbit Club, Breast Cancer Awareness Club, Cultural Awareness Club, Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, Scholar Bowl, Students against Destructive Decisions, Students for Soldiers, Ambassadors, Veterans Heritage Project
  • Special Education: Can offer accomodations for some students with IEPs
  • Parent Involvement: "Parents are very involved in our school through the Explorer Club which meets monthly. We ask for 10 hours of volunteer service from each family at Marquette each year and parents usually end up doing more service just because it is fun and they like being together and involved in the school."
  • AP Classes: Calculus, Composition, Government, Chemistry, Physics


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  • Lacks Economic Diversity3% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

Test Scores

In 2019, the Average ACT Score for students was 22.8 22.8

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