Dedicated to Promoting Academic and Social Excellence

Marquette School of Excellence works diligently to provide our students with a strong foundation for success as they strive for greatness. The Marquette staff is trained to deliver rigorous academic instruction and create a positive culture and climate.

Pre K-8

Marquette School of Excellence

6550 S. Richmond St.
Chicago , IL 60629

Enrollment: 1169
A CPS Neighborhood School




The Marquette Library/Media Center is committed to providing high quality literacy and technology instruction to the children of the Marquette Park community. We shape students as college-ready digital citizens and future contributors to the City of Chicago.


Muntu Dance Theater

Founded in 1972, The Chicago-based Muntu Dance Theatre performs authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African-American dance, music, and folklore. A colorful and dynamic Company, Muntu brings its audiences out of their seats and into the aisles with its unique synthesis of dance, rhythm and song. 



Elev8 is our lead partner for extended learning opportunities for students. They provide programs such as parent mentoring which assist in primary classrooms for small groups and after-school programs that cater to grades 5th-8th.



The International Baccalaureate mission is to develop active, compassionate, and lifelong learners.


Sit Stay Read

A reading program for primary that brings dogs in classrooms and build students' confidence as they read aloud to their furry friends!


Forward Momentum of Chicago

A dance program that provides quality dance education to increase dance skills and awareness, as well as creativity, critical thinking, and social-emotional learning.


City Year

City Year provides a powerful double bottom line: improved outcomes for students in high-need schools and the cultivation of the next generation of leaders through our alumni.


Enrolling Your Child at Marquette

Marquette School of Excellence is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society. If you would like your child to be a part of this learning community, please follow the steps below.


Procedure To Follow

Marquette School of Excellence is an attendance-area school. All students who live within the boundaries of Marquette may attend.


Attendance Area

Use the CPS School Locator tool to determine if Marquette is your neighborhood school.

CPS School Locator



Prior to visiting the school, gather the necessary documentation to register your child for school.

CPS Registration Checklists