Marquette University High School founded in 1857, is a four-year college preparatory school for boys conducted by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). The curriculum is college preparatory only. MUHS is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
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Enrollment for 2020-2021
- 923 young men from over 160 parochial, private and public grade schools and middle schools in five counties
- Freshman class enrollment 220
- Minority student enrollment 29%
- Non-Catholic student enrollment 21%
All course offerings with full descriptions can be found under Academics. MUHS offers a variety of Advanced Placement and Honors courses. In addition to the minimum academic requirement of 23 credits for graduation, all students must complete the Freshman Fitness Program, Freshman Retreat, Sophomore Retreat and 141 Service Program volunteer hours.
Because MUHS has selective admissions and a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, a cumulative ranking system does not fairly and accurately represent a student's relative achievement. Therefore, MUHS does not rank its students.
All students are prepared for admission to college.
- The unweighted mean GPA for MUHS students is 3.18.
- The MUHS 5-year ACT score average is 27 with 100% of the class taking the test.
- During the past five years, MUHS has had the following National Merit Scholar average:
- 5 National Merit Finalists
- 6 Semi-finalists
- 6 Commended Seniors
- 80 Total Number of Faculty
- 4 Jesuit Faculty and Administrators
- 27 Lay Women
- 53 Lay Men
- 53% of the faculty have taught 10 or more years at MUHS
- 74% hold a master's degree or higher
- Faculty to Student Ratio - 1:12
- Average Class Size - 22
Typically 99% of MUHS graduates go on to attend a four-year college or university.
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