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About This School

Marshall School is a public middle school in Harrisburg. The principal of Marshall School is Ms Nancy Snyder. 439 children attend Marshall School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 81% of the 439 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Marshall School is 11:1. Holy Family Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 64% 72%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Hispanic 21% 20%
Asian 11% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81% 68%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Both my children attend Marshall and I really like the school. My kids have learned alot and there is alot of parent involvement as well as lots of things planned throughtout the year for the children.

  • (5 years ago)

    My grandson attends Marshall School. He is learning a lot and all his teachers have been very good. I like the school and feel he is vey safe there and is getting an excellent education. My grandson is very well mannered and has no problems in his school life thus far. I have met all his teachers each year and have been very pleased with them. I drop my grandson off at school in the mornings and pick him up after school each day -- and when I ask him how is day went he gives me a full report of the days events. He is very happy at his school and has many good friends there. Marshall is a good school and I would recommend it to any parent. My grandsons math and reading skills are excellent and that is the result of having great teachers. Thank you Marshall School!

  • (6 years ago)

    As of this year this school has a new principal . my son just entered kinder and he loves it. a suggestion will be to have more security around the breakfast time. also the teachers should not be screaming to kids during lunch or breakfast time. as of right now I am very satisfied with the education my son is receiving. believe me if anything happens during this school year i will be leaving a review here.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school has been a great disappointment. When my child began attending the school in first grade he was an advanced student eager to learn. in the 2nd grade we were told he would be in the ALPS program for accelerated learning which never materialized due to overcrowding with all the renovations going on in the District. Now he is in the 4th grade and we were told that he is just average which makes sense because if average teaching is done only average learning is possible. His thirst for learning has disappeared and he has begun to rebel. The trained staff does not realize that all kids are NOT the same and that if a child tells a teacher he is not learning not to take it personally but to challenge that child even more . Also there are no couselors on site for the students.

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