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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Marquette University High School is a top rated, private, all-boys, Catholic school located in Milwaukee, WI. It has 1,073 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. Tuition is $12,445 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 98% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
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Address
3401 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Telephone
(414) 933-7220
Website

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,445
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Average Financial Aid

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1320
75 responses
Average ACT
28
357 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
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  • Freshman Retreat!
    30%
  • KAIROS
    25%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Spring musical
    12%
  • Dances
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Basketball games
    4%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,073
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.19 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.24 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.24 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses
Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$38,289
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$822
National
$949
Median Home Value
$115,800
National
$184,700
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Marquette University High School is an incredible place. As a Jesuit institution, they focus on the whole person: academic and faith life. This is the most important thing at Marquette. The academics are very challenging but they give you so much help and opportunities to help you get better grades. They have advising for you and I personal thought that helps a lot. They also have a center and after school program for those who are struggling with grades, assignments, and projects. All the staff at this school are always there for you and want to help you anyway that they can so that means you have someone on your side at all time.
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Academically, Marquette is a great institution that encompasses the idea of what it means to be a true "Man for others" through, service, prayer, education etc. I am truly blessed to have received such an education and four years of life-changing experiences. There is so much to love about the school such as the facilities, the teachers, the school culture, athletics and most importantly the top notch education. The only downside to Marquette is the lack of diversity. I found myself to often times be the only African-American in almost all of my classes, sometimes accompanied by 1 or 2 Latinos in classes of 20+. Overall, I feel that I will be graduating Marquette with the necessary tools and components for success in college, but there is still a lot of work that needs to be done culturally.
Marquette University High School (MUHS) has fulfilled my life academically, socially and spiritually. The overall atmosphere to which all students are exposed to is spectacular to the effect that we are pushed to become stewards of positive change, whether it be in school or out in the community. MUHS encourages all their students to become life-long learners, never putting to waste the chance to learn or step out our shell of conformity and regularity. But, most importantly, MUHS encourages all its students, from the freshman to seniors, to become individuals who go out and serve, rather than be served. In essence, the well rounded education, coupled with the enhanced focus on the individual, creates a perfect atmosphere for any young man to discover his true passions and vocation in life.