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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Marcola School District 79 J based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
ACADEMICS
District student progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
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Teachers & staff
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Reviews from schools in Marcola School District 79J
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Current student
April 25, 2021
The school isn’t bad at all, there’s no bullying, very little homework, and the teachers are pretty good. Just the principal is... intresting
Review for Mohawk High School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
July 18, 2011
As a retired teacher aiding as a part time volunteer at Marcola Elementary School I have observed that the teachers and staff are well trained, dedicated and caring professionals. The teachers I have... More
Parent / Guardian
September 24, 2010
i am continuing where i left off cause i ran out of space, marcola is a school that you should not take ur child too if you are new in the area or have adhd they dont care about your child i have... More