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Orangeburg, SC
Students enrolled: 922

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1441 Marshall St
Orangeburg, SC 29118

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(803) 534-7865
(803) 535-1645
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August 18, 2015
Date: August 18 2015: I am HIGHLY disappointed with how this school operates! Lets see, where do I start! 1) The majority of the faculty and staff ( ie. the PRINCIPAL, administrators in office and teachers) style of dressing/attires are very unprofessional and inappropriate to the point where you CANNOT identify if they are employed there. A strict dress code needs to implemented/ enforced for the faculty and staff. 2) The first day of school was extremely disorganized. Many parents such as myself who came in and registered our child/children on time, was not in the system on the first day and not to mention the time of wait to correct this issue was ridiculous!! 3) The arrangements upon arriving in the morning is HORRIBLE especially during breakfast! I read in the handbook that breakfast is supposed to be served in class (which perfect sense and would be ideal ). However, they had two breakfast lines one for carpool (which was outrageously long) and one for the bus riders (which very short). I have yet to understand the need for two lines based on your access to school means of transportation! The kids who chose not to eat had to sit on the stage (which was overcrowded, unsafe (esp. for Pre K & Kindergarten) and very inappropriate! The staff stated that the kids were not allowed to go to their classrooms until 07:35a, so meanwhile, they had to wait in the cafeteria. When 07:35 arrived to release the kids to class, it was BEYOND HORRIFYING! Kids were yelling, running and trampling over other kids to get to class, which was unsafe, disorganized, and disorderly. I was scared myself as I almost got knocked down several times! I don't like to be rude but whoever is running this school needs to be FIRED ASAP (or I will have to initiate a petition)! I am a firm believer that you can easily tell the level of class, professionalism, integrity, knowledge as well as the mindset of the (boss/person calling the shots) based on how their establishment, business, functions, events, or school operates!

- submitted by a parent

August 18, 2014
My daughter studied in this school in 2013-2014 and I am very much dissapointed becuase of the oneside judgement and unruly outcome in my innocent daughters case.Even everybody knows my angel was made scapegoat the other kid has been left freely, but god is there and he is watching and oneday they will come to know this.

- submitted by a parent

July 27, 2011
My daughter attended this school in 2010-11, and I was very disappointed. There was a lack of committment to hygiene, as the bathrooms were always out of soap and lacked proper maintenance. I was also disappointed with her teachers, as they did a poor job of notifying me when my daughter's performance needed improvement. The teachers showed little or no support when dealing with the disrespect she received from other students. Her bus driver was very inconsiderate as well.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 20, 2009
Marshall is definitely moving forward! Several of my children have attended this elementary school and my grand-daughters are now attending. I have seen them through several administrations and teachers. The school is the largest elementary school in the area but operates very efficiently. They have several extended, enriching programs such as after-school drama, art, chorus, drumline, strings, cultural awareness, peotry, dance, and a few more. The school has also excelled in technology for the teachers to use when instructing as well as for the students to use as learners. They have also shared a lot of information with us (the families) through PTO and other 'family night' events. I can say that I have remained impressed with the determination of the staff (quality teachers who taught my children as well as new ones teaching my grands) and administration at Marshall. A school on their track can only get better!

- submitted by a community member
no rating
March 10, 2009
I am very pleased with the changes that have occured at Marshall. The current administration 08-09 is working hard to put Marshall back at the top. The environment is very inviting. I recommend this elementary school highly.

- submitted by a parent

December 31, 2007
This is the worst school. There are definetly safety concerns and poorly behaved students. Due to the lack of dicipline by staff. My child was picked on. Not to mention that fights among the students were reported both on the school bus and withen the school. I wouldn't recommend this school to any parent who is new to the Orangeburg area.

- submitted by a parent

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Marshall Elementary School
1441 Marshall St, Orangeburg, SC  29118
(803) 534-7865
Last modified Marshall Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marshall Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top