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Father Marquette Catholic Academy

Father Marquette Catholic Academy, serving pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students, is designed to help young people become responsible and independent young adults with lasting Christian values and morals. We strive to encourage development in academic, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical growth. We anchor all learning to our Catholic Faith.

Our School Features

  • Faith-based curriculum 
  • Music program including band and choir
  • Computer labs
  • Athletic program 
  • Physical education 
  • Forensics program

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Father Marquette Catholic Academy is to nourish young people in our Catholic faith and in development of their spiritual, academic, social, emotional and physical growth. Guided by the Holy Spirit, the school system is a partner with parents and area parishes in providing a comprehensive, quality education for our students. We accept the Church’s mandate to share the Gospel message by building a strong sense of community while providing opportunities for Christian leadership and service.

Introduction to Classical Curriculum

Please take a few minutes to find out more about the new classical curriculum that we will be using at Father Marquette. We are excited about this curriculum and know you will be too. 

Why Latin?

Imitation Model Writing

Interesting Facts About Us

  • We provide a school environment where faith and knowledge meet.
  • We build a strong sense of community while providing opportunities for leadership and service.
  • All staff members are certified teachers, accredited by the state of Michigan.
  • Our students consistently score high on the norm-referenced tests and the state MEAP test.
  • Our class sizes are small, so students receive more individual attention.
  • We encourage active participation by parents and have a large core of parent volunteers.
  • All staff and volunteers have been trained in the “Protecting God’s Children” program as part of an ongoing effort to help create and maintain a safe environment.
  • Our pre-kindergarten and kindergarten curriculum is developmentally appropriate and hands-on.
  • The school curriculum offers the core subjects (math, science, language arts, religion, and social studies) along with art, music, and physical education. Our middle school (grades 5-8) also includes chorus, band, forensics, and multi-media technology.
  • Students make use of the latest technology. An active technology committee, composed of staff and parents, works to keep students and equipment “in the know.”

Important Info
School Facts

Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: Gold and Black

Motto: Education for Life, Faith for Living

Grades Served: PreK - 8th

Middle School Daily Schedule:
7:30 a.m. - 2:21 p.m.

Elementary School Daily Schedule:
8:00 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

School Mass:
Middle School - Fridays at 8:00 a.m. 
Elementary School - Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.