Students enrolled 360
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School leader Principal Sharon Lee
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4 stars
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March 01, 2014
As a former teacher of the school, I cannot in good conscious recommend it. There are many things wrong with the school. However, most of the issues have nothing to do with the teachers.

- submitted by a teacher
January 20, 2013
THIS IS AN EXCELLENT SCHOOL MY GRAND CHILD ATTENDS THIS SCHOOL. I HAVE KNOWN THE LAST 3 PRINCIPALS, THEY ALL WORKED HARD and care about our children

- submitted by a community member
May 25, 2012
I am a Former Student of Thurgood Marshall and I honestly feel that this school has declined tremendously since I attended this school. My younger brother now goes there and there are a lot of issues that still need to be handled but over all the staff does care about the kids.

- submitted by a community member
June 16, 2011
I did not care for the principle, Mrs. Pearsall. I am glad she got fired, she simply bite the hand that was feeding her.

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2010
My oldest child is 20 now and it's so Great I'd wish I hadn't missed the Open Enrollment Deadline for DPS received info. way-way to Late....

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2010
Because the kids at Thurgood Marshall need lots of help and deserve to receive some and because the teachers there are the best and do what they can to help the students, but need more financial support. Many of the teachers spend a lot out of their pocketbook each year for the kids.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 04, 2010
Thurgood Marshall is a school that puts children first. The teachers and adminstration care about making a difference.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Provides a great foundation for kids educationally!

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 26, 2010
I Love Thurgood marshall because teacher and staff care about the children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2010
Thurgood Marshall is a wonderful school and a caring environment. When you enter the building you get a good vibe about the school, staff and students. You can tell that the students are taught to respect the staff, the school and themselves. You can also tell that the teachers enjoy what they do and the students know that the teachers care about their well being.This is why Thurgood Marshall is a great place to work!!!

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 25, 2010
I love Thurgood Marshall because it is a school that is an extension of the students' home. The teachers are very caring and nurturing to our students. We love to see them coming to school. The teachers work together and demonstrate great character that serves as a model for the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
Thurgood Marshall has an excellent and caring staff.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
I love Thurgood Marshall Elementary School because the teachers there are the best and the kids are the neediest.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2010
I work at Thurgood Marshall, and it's a wonderful school.

- submitted by a teacher
April 24, 2010
I am a teacher at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School. We are a kind, caring school that puts the need of our students and parents first.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 24, 2010
My grandsons attend Thurgood Marshall and I find the teachers and support staff caring and supportive of all the children's needs.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2010
All four of my children have gone to this school at one time or another. When my children first started attending Marshall in the late '90's it was a fantastic school. It has since declined. I don't feel that the teachers have the same tenacity that they once had. My youngest child gets away with murder. Whereas, my oldest had they tried the same things would have been stopped in their tracks and put in their place. Step up to the plate Marshall or you could be next on the chopping block.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2006
I went here for first,forth and fifth grades I think that if you want a really disciplined child that this is the school for you. the classes are excellerated and non excellerated I myself was in the excellerated class and the work would be really hard if you have a large load beacuse if your in this class you will have to be on top and beyond your game. You will be tested at a higher level than you would in a nonexcellerated classroom. the work is way harder, and you would have to really concentrate on what your doing.Your child can learn alot but they have to handle it.

- submitted by a former student
July 25, 2005
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15531 Linwood St
Detroit, MI 48238

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Marshall Thurgood Elementary School
15531 Linwood St, Detroit, MI  48238
(313) 494-8820
Last modified Marshall Thurgood Elementary School is a public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marshall Thurgood Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews.