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)
    • Students have taken 23 different types of AP tests; more than 75% of students earn a score of 3 or higher
  • Student body
    • Total students: 432
    • Upper School (9-12): 283
    • Middle School (4-8): 149
    • Students come from 35 different schools, 3 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: $18,450
    • Grades 4-6: $16,900
    • Percent of families receiving financial aid: 45-50%
    • 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 $5 million in scholarships

Topper Tunnels

One of our traditions is to send state bound students off to their competition with a "topper tunnel." where all students line the front hallway and cheer for their classmates. Some of the teams and activities honored recently include:

  • Math League
  • Dance
  • Robotics
  • All State Music
  • Tennis
  • CyberPatriots

Calendar

News

There might be plenty of paths from Korea to New York City's theater stages, but Paul Yoon may have taken one of the longer routes. The 2016 Marshall graduate started his journey in our Fregeau Auditorium and now finds himself at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Click below to learn more about Paul's journey from the Korea to the Big Apple with a critical layover in the Twin Ports!

Many people feel this is the best time of the year because of all the holidays, celebrations, and cheer as we wrap up another trip around the sun. More than a few others celebrate lists this time of year. Top moments of 2017, top movies of 2017, top sports plays of 2017 ... all those year-end lists give us chances to compare, contrast, debate and delve into a year's worth of memories. We're lucky at Marshall to have Kim Kosmatka as our photographer. She's talented, she's the best at capturing those "Marshall moments," and she knows our school and students so well! We've asked Ms. Kosmatka to put together her 17 best photos from 2017, and we'll be unveiling one per day leading up to 2018. The first photo, along with a bit of insider info from Ms. Kosmatka, will be on our Facebook page December 15. Be sure to head there each day to see this list unfold. And, since it is the giving season, be sure to give our Marshall School page a "like" and a "follow" if you haven't yet. Let's also spread the cheer to those outside of the Marshall community (and, in turn, give Ms. Kosmatka some much-deserved love) by hitting the "share" button on these fantastic photos images for which we are so thankful!