Public & Private Schools in Marshfield, WI

Marshfield, WI schools give students and parents a choice between public & private education through the Marshfield School District and Columbus Catholic Schools.

Tiffany Williams
On Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 17:35

Family-friendly Marshfield is a great place to raise children, in part due to its excellent schools – including public, private and higher education.

Public and Private Education

In keeping with the city's small-town feel are the host of schools within the Marshfield School District and Columbus Catholic Schools.

The five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school that compose MSD serve more than 4,000 students. Its 282 teachers and 164 support personnel give students the personal attention they need to succeed.

The district is committed to the academic achievement of its students, with Marshfield High School offering more than 22 advanced placement classes. The school also prides itself on the one-on-one attention it gives to students, and its programs that help develop a base for knowledge, critical thinking skills, responsible citizenship, and respect for self and others.

MSD’s popular 4-year-old kindergarten program starts students out early, giving them personal attention and preparing them for the educational journey ahead.

The area's Columbus Catholic Schools are dedicated to providing a high-quality Catholic education. The preK-12 system includes St. John the Baptist Primary School, Our Lady of Peace Intermediate School, Columbus Catholic Middle School, and Columbus Catholic High School.

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Tiffany L. Williams is currently a graduate student at Michigan State University, where she is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in journalism with an emphasis in documentary filmmaking.