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Marseilles, IL
Students enrolled: 628

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201 Chicago Street
Marseilles, IL 61341

(815) 795-2428
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January 26, 2012
I had never heard good things about this school and was dreading when we moved to the area with our second grader..... But I was pleasantly surprised. My child is very smart and has never made anything other than A+s on everything up until this school. It is refreshing to see some B's come home. His work is a challenge for him (trust me, some homework even makes me have to think).... a challenge in a good way. Its not "too easy" for him. His teacher is wonderful, but we may have just got lucky. I have some complaints about the way they do lunches, but nothing to terrible. Our speech therapist also told me that Their preschool is even better than the nearby larger schools. There is alot of low income families in this town . So there is a very wide mix of students. I am glad that we gave the school a chance, and I think it is a clean, well-run institution.

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October 20, 2011
I am very dissappointed with this school. I do not recomend going here at all. The teachers don't care. They are only there for the paycheck.

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September 13, 2005
I feel Marseilles Elementary is a nice school. They took the time to work out the 'New School Blues' with my child. It is a pretty large school for a small community. It is the only elementary school in the town which means all the children from town have to go there. Unfortunatly that means large classes and lots of kids. This was a little overwhelming for my child.

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March 20, 2005
We as parents of two students that are currently enrolled at the Marseilles Elementary School feel that are children are getting a quality education and that the administration and staff are doing an outstanding job preparing the students for the future. The current Board of Education has spent countless hours addressing the needs of the school and have implemented what they feel is in the best interest of the students, parents and staff. With the guidance of the new administration the school is now solvent and the school spirit has returned. While there are schools having to make cuts in their extra-curricular programs, the Marseilles Booster Club has fifteen parents that are dedicated to funding all the schools extra-curricular programs. The entire community has rallied around the school and we look forward to the future.

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January 02, 2005
We are new to the area and since i read the review that was at the site i am concerned that our relocation for my childrens education is not as tight as the school system in florida. It has much to be desired. i am a very involved parent in the childrens education. i attend all open houses and all parent teacher student meetings. As far as what is done in the illinois state system for the children in this school may be a serious problem for the future for these kids. I just bought my home there in marseilles il. and now from what i read i am seriously concerned. we bought our home during christmas. Something does need to be done with this problem. I do not play around with issues that concern my childrens education now and for the future. I am hoping this is just someones view.

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March 31, 2004
My three children attended Marseilles Elementary School.(Was once our high school building). They enjoyed the close knit type school that it was and is yet today. The children all pretty much knew everyone there as did the teachers. I must say that they do not offer to much extra to the students as far as extra curricular activites. I felt that the school lacked structure. When we lost our high school district we were assured a stable elemenatary district and now we are informed that they (school) have no funds. I wonder why this is and where the children will end up attending school in the future. I feel that our school leaders need to take command and find state tax dollars to save this school! It will be a loss if they don't to the entire community. This school offers a closed campus to grades pre-school through eighth grade.

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Marseilles Elementary School
201 Chicago Street, Marseilles, IL  61341
(815) 795-2428
Last modified Marseilles Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marseilles Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top