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Who We Are

We believe...
  • in thriving in a diverse, connected world, students need a solid academic foundation and social skills

  • in Character Counts—Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship

  • it takes a village of committed parents, inspirational teachers and visionary administrators to deliver a world class education to our community
We foster S.T.E.M...
  • with our award winning Robotics Program
    • Vex Team Competitions
    • Classroom Robotics in grades 3-5  


We build community service...
  • from TK through 5th grade
    • 100th Day Pajama Project
    •  Annual Toy Drive
    • Turning Point Shelter
    • Alex's Lemonade Stand
    • Westside Food Bank
We Provide Leadership Opportunities....
  • for 4th and 5th graders to be Student Lunch Counselors for our younger students
  • for 3rd graders to be Green Team Lunch Recycling Advisors
  • for students to run for Student Council


WE Offer Enriching experiences...
We Collaborate Within Our Community...
  • by producing 4th and 5th grade plays
  • by reenacting Pioneer Days
  • venturing in our community on field trips
  • hosting Science Fair Family Night
  • fostering Book Buddies with younger and older students


Why Marquez?

"The People! Students, parents, teachers and staff are what make Marquez great!"

- Mrs. Connor, teacher

"My family loves the true community feel of Marquez and the extraordinary parent involvement. My son adores having a specialized science class that he goes to each week..."

- Elisa, parent

"Student groups, such as Student Council, Lunch Counselors, and Green Team, exhibit great citizenship and dedication to our school and each other!"

- Mrs. Arevalo, science teacher

"Marquez has a lot of heart. The teachers, staff and families are totally invested in the school and in promoting a quality education in a safe and caring environment. Smart, balanced, respectful and socially aware children graduate from Marquez."

- Alex, parent