School Details

Marshfield High School

1401 E Becker Rd, Marshfield, WI 54449
(715) 387-8464
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1217 students 16 students/teacher (WI avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

84%
84%
70%
59%
59%
45%
61%
61%
41%
85%
85%
72%
89%
89%
76%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Marshfield Unified School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Marshfield High School is a public high school in Marshfield. The principal of Marshfield High School is Steve Sukawaty. 1,217 students attend Marshfield High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. 1% of the Marshfield High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 26% of the 1,217 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Marshfield High School is 16:1. Auburndale High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% %
Hispanic 3% %
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% %
Multiracial 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 30%
Limited English proficiency 1% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I moved to the district because I heard it was a great school. I was wrong. My son is in Honors English. They are only reading 2 books all year. Otherwise he's stuck reading speeches from the Democrat National Convention opinion pieces on how bad the Republicans are and ordered to NEVER refer to illegal immigrants as being here illegally. They are to be called undocumented workers. Teachers sometimes don't get through a lesson because students don't quit goofing off and the teacher doesn't control them. If he tries the student threatens to complain to the principal so the teacher backs down. How backward is that? Ignore what the class descriptions say. They make the classes sound better than what they are and they claim to be teaching things that they don't. This school did not live up to it's reputation.

  • (2 years ago)

    I am disappointed in Marshfield. I am new to the district. It is hard to fit in because most people here have grown up together and share a past. I carefully chose my classes based on the description in the course catalog. I was told I'd be reading the Classics in Honors English. Apparently they don't anymore. We read a lot of political stuff. My biology teacher doesn't require us to read our textbook or do the activities in it because he hated reading it when he was a student. Then why did I have to pay for a book if we're not going to use it? I spent over $100 buying supplies the teachers said I had to have only to find out we're not using most of it. Lunch is over crowded you get very little food and often leave hungry. Sports are fine if you grew up here or have older siblings to pave the way.Otherwise forget about being a starter. And if your good the other kids on the team will try to intentionally sabotage you and keep you from playing. My parent graduated in '86 and learned more things in Junior High than I've learned so far and I'm in senior high. I worry for my future.

  • (4 years ago)

    Great school. Marshfield High School offers endless opportunities for all students. From many AP classes to many tech classes.

  • (5 years ago)

    I had had 2 daughters go to MHS and it is great! It has a large variety of clubs for everyone from Science Olympiad to Football to Dance Team to Dungeons and Dragons Club. The education they got was outstanding and the teachers really prepared them for their future.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had 4 sons attend this school and it is without question one of the top schools in the state. The AP classes are excellent and have allowed my sons to graduate from college in 2-3 years because of the outstanding preparation that they are given by the outstanding teachers that are absolutely outstanding. There is not a another school in the area that can offer the same advantages as Marshfield-- period.

  • (6 years ago)

    Marshfield Senior High School is a great school. It offers more AP tests than a student can fit in their schedules and the teachers that teach them are amazing. Every teacher is willing to go out of their way to help everyone not just AP students. For the size the school is diverse on ideas and beliefs. This school is rated in the nation and the number of AP scholars and the fact that the school almost always has at least one student as the state AP Scholar shows how great of a school it is.

  • (9 years ago)

    I have two older youth that have attended this high school. If your a students without learning differences than this school is adaquit. I feel a lack of unity in the school unless it's centered around the football teams. The school has many opportunities in the area of music sports and other activities.

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