Fast Facts

The mission of Marshall School is to educate students to become global citizens who demonstrate strong academic habits, respect, compassion, integrity, self-discipline, and intellectual curiosity.

Founded in 1904 as Duluth Cathedral High School, Marshall has been a unique alternative to the Twin Ports public school options for more than a century.

  • Academic Information
    • Student:Faculty ratio of 11:1
    • Average class size: 18
    • Accreditation through Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS)
    • Membership in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
    • More than 75% of seniors take at least one AP exam receive college credit while at Marshall.
  • Student body
    • Total students: 400
    • Upper School (9-12): 257
    • Middle School (4-8): 143
    • Students come from 35 different schools, 2 different states, and 7 different countries
    • 22% self-identified students of color and underrepresented populations
    • 16% from families with an income of $75,000 or less
    • 8% from families with an income of $50,000 or less
  • Financial Aid and Tuition
    • Grades 7-12: $19,290
    • Grades 4-6: $17,670
    • Percent of families receiving financial aid: 50%
    • Financial aid budget: $2 million
  • Post-high school data
    • 98% attend four-year college or university
    • 2% attend two-year college
    • Recent graduating classes have been offered an average of $6 million in scholarships