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Marathon, FL
Students enrolled: 666

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350 Sombrero Beach Road
Marathon, FL 33050

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(305) 289-2480
(305) 289-2486
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May 08, 2014
After moving from Broward County at one of the "BEST" schools it had to offer that turned out to be a joke I am leary of public schools in Florida. Marathon has greatly changed my opinion. My daughter has excelled so far and has made such a huge turn around from the issues she had at her old school. Bullying is non-existant, teachers actually care and give the kids the attention they need. I'm so thrilled with this school and thankful this is the district we live in!

- submitted by a parent

June 07, 2011
I have two daughters who attend this school and they love it, but I think that they are too relaxed; there is not much for them to do when they are home. I would like to see them being challenged. There is not much motivation or anything that is pushing them to strive for the best. Marathon is a great school, but there is room for much improvement.

- submitted by a parent

January 12, 2011
Parent involvement is a key. I am new to the school with a 6th grader @ the middle school. I have attended the SAC meetings in the media center on the 2nd Tuesdays of the month @ 6pm. I am learning about all the exciting new programs the school is taking on for the students. The school is working hard to put students @ the top to be prepared for College or future careers. I want to be involved as much as I can for my 6th graders future. I hope ALL parents feel this way and start to Volunteer.

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2008
The school offers an excellent visual arts program in a state of the art facility.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 19, 2008
Great school! Brand new 47 million dollar campus with a great principal and good teaachers who care. The school is moving in the right direction on the way to greatness.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 26, 2007
Many of the students are there for a free ride and as a result make it difficult for the good teachers to teach, and inhibits the learning for those that do want to learn. Students are not ready for college.

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no rating
June 17, 2007
a child can easily succeed in marathon...Its a great school! True there not many variety in there programs...but compare with other schools and marathon seems to be the best in the world...i really hope to go bck my current school is 200 times worse than marathon!

- submitted by a student

June 03, 2005
the music program is in shambles first of all. This school is extremely hard to work with also and is uncooperative. The staff has an extremely high turnover rate, with all administrators being replaced this year, and a new band director coming in every year. The marching band continues to plummet in size, and despite this, the administration frowns on students who bring this up.

- submitted by a student

February 09, 2005
The discipline problems in this school are profound given the size of the school. It is an aging campus that desperately needs to be rebuilt. There are very limited vocational programs. Only three years of foreign language instruction is offered. Class sizes are rather large. AP classes are also limited. The music program is currently in shambles. It does have a strong football program if that is important to you.

- submitted by a parent
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Marathon School
350 Sombrero Beach Road, Marathon, FL  33050
(305) 289-2480
Last modified Marathon School is a Public school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marathon School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top