The teaching staff here is great, if your child shows motivation this can be a great school. Although very crowded, the population is as diverce as the surounding area.There is a great Arts dept. and a dedicated class of teachers. The overcrowding makes it a bit difficult on the counselers and admin. to keep track of everyone's grades but an active parent can ensure a good education for his or her child. I feel that there staff really cares about the students and would take time out to help any child that asked.
The academic programs are slightly above average. It all depends on the student. If the student applies him/herself, then the school is excellent. Otherwise, you are just the standard student. This is truly a mixed area, socio-economically. The school is in a wealthy area and a lot of students who feed into the school are from poorer neighborhoods. I really didn't see must parent involvement.
Grea quality in education. Excellent music, art, sports and other extra curricular activities programs.The parental involvement is the best.
this is a great school for kids who are motivated, it might be harder for kids who are already having problems with their grades, although the teachers are patient and caring and may help to turn around grades.
this is an outstanding school its academic programs exceed that of belmont fairfax or any other metro area high school
John Marshall High School has the potential (that is, it has all the elements) to become a great school. It has great teachers, a wide offering of AP classes (distributed unequally among all three tracks), a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports teams, as well as options for art classes; however, it lacks quality in each of these (some more than others, though). What it needs is more planning. The overcrowding has much to do with it.
Excellent public school in Los Angeles with impressive Advanced Studies program.
Marshall High School is one of the best in the LAUSD. It is arguably the best year-round school in the LAUSD. Its good reputation has been steadily declining since it became a year-round school about 10 years ago. It has many extra-curricular activities; 21 AP course offerings (all 21 offered on track A; 8 on track B; and about 12 on track C). Despite the lack of funding, Marshall has done well enough to be considered a good school. Given time, it can return to its glory days. It's a very beautiful campus, with minor trash problems. There are many quality teachers, and of course, the few mediocre teachers. All in all, a good enough school.
As a former student from Marshall High School, I feel very proud that my daughter is now attending the same school. The campus is beautiful and safe. The teachers are excellent and supportive with their students. I think this is a very good school.
I am a former student from 1998. Most of the teachers were encouraging & good to work with. However, class size is enormous, and the school houses MANY more students than it was intended for. Individual attention is hard to come by.
The school, as well as the neighborhood, is beautiful. Not only that, but the options and availability of courses is amazing for an LAUSD school.
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