i am enrolled in Medquest, honors 2 classes, i am also on the tennis, and swimming team. Marist is a great school if you are either in honors 1 or 2. Med quest is also an excellent program were you learn drug interjections and how to measure the amount of dosage to give to someone, anatomy, endocrine system, physiology, health care, and medical terminology, and symptoms of diseases and illnesses. you also get cps certified, first aid, and AED, about half of the graduates of Medquest go on to collage for per-med. we also have guest speakers and watch different types of live surgeries at medical center. you also need to do service at a hospital freshman and sophmore year, and junior and senior year you can volunteer at doctor offices. You also have to have at least a 88 average in all subjects to participate in Medquest or get accepted. No other high school has a virtual hospital in the building, and gives you the type of experiences that Medquest does. This program is competitive to get into and there is only two classes of 13 kids. Most of the kids get rejected. If you get into Medquest and are interested in the medical field this program offers an array of opportunities for you.
Marist has brought me to go to an ivy league collage i am currently at brown university my brother went to saint peters prep and i will assure you that we have the same curriculum the only difference is that prep has a better name and is better funded, not only was i accepted into brown but i got into Cornell, George town, Notre dame, tufts, and duke. the Medquest at Marist looked great for my acceptance for pre-med and i know most of the stuff that we are learning now because of Med-quest also most of the people from my honors class are in Medquest and about 40% of the kids who went to medquest got into pre-med collages my mother also loves the school very much and she is also a teacher we both think that marist brought me into this array of oppruntunities.
this is an excellent school if you are in the honors program either 1 or 2 and you are in medquest this school is also excellent if you are on the debate team
This school is fine if you are in the Honors program. Even then, for the most part it is not challenging when compared to other schools who boast that they focus on "college prep". This is a school that exists on two tiers. First, there is the honors tier. The students here are given many many more opportunities and the better, more established teachers. There could be more AP classes, but with so little students, I guess it is not possible. You pretty much have class with the same kids all 4 years. The other tier, is for every other student. Here, the academics are a complete joke. I am terrible at math, in college I had to take remedial algebra, yet at Marist I received a 98 average in more advanced algebra because the class goes sooo slowly and is dumbed down. The majority of teachers are brand new, young, and inexperienced who leave for the suburbs after their obligatory 2 years. The classes here are insanely easy yet many students are still not doing well. Overall, this school is definitely one of the better private schools in Hudson County. However, for a school that boasts about its 'college prep atmosphere' they really need to step up the academics. Far Too Easy
The school has a big problem in terms of helping struggling students. The students who are failing 2 or more subjects is quite high. Instead of receiving tutoring, they are forced to spend every day afterschool in a detention-like setting, instead of getting the help they deserve and need; they fill up 2 classrooms! The school is also very harsh in terms of discipline, thanks to their draconian Dean of Discipline.
I love Marist High School. As an alumnus of Marist (c/o 2007) I can honsetly say that Marist lives up to its creed. They offer top notch academics as well as great extra carricular activities and a real supportive, family atmosphere. Marist will successfully prepare your child for the next phase in not only their education, but their lives.
It's an excellent school community. We are all a family with The Marist Schools. They teach you leadership, and determination. They offer so much more than what other private schools & public schools offer and that's-acceptance by everyone. Marist will always be my school.
This is a great school! challenges the students to their fullest potential!
I like this school because they have good teachers. Also because they follow Saint Marcellin Champagnat and the five Marist values. I love this school.
This school is absolutely wonderful. They keep parents well informed. They focus on values as well as top academics which is necessary in today's society. There extracurricular programs are amazing with ample choices for the kids to choose from. My son's reaction for choosing Marist HS to send him to was , 'Mom, thanks for loving me so much'.
Excellent! they really care about the students both academic and their students as a whole. They have great guidancecoucilor. they are there when needed even on weekends
Marist continues to meet the needs of its students. It reaches out to all its students and encourages them to reach their highest potential. The Principal, faculty, and staff are especially supportive and foster Christian values among all the students. I strongly recommend this high school.
Marist has a family atmosphere and offers support for students in and out of school.
Marist High School develop each students knowledge and abilities to foster excellent leadership skills,to improve their personal growth and development, and gain the respect of the staffs and their peers. They offer a tremendous array of extracurricular activities that the students enjoy and excel from.Their challenging academic curriculum definitely prepares them well for college. The staffs are definitely an asset and a key factor to the success of each student. Tuition still is one of the most reasonable in the county and yet, the school remains quite competitive proven by the tremendous rise in admissions and the highest for the year 2003 in the county. It is well diversed, the students are well recognized and awarded for any achievements they have earned.
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