Marquez, which opened in 2007, serves approximately 570 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Winner of the 2017-2020 Kellogg School of Management Accelerate Grant, Marquez earned a Level 1+ SQRP rating in 2018 and is among the top 2 highest performing charter schools in the city in the 2017-2018 school year. In addition to five different athletic teams, students can participate in a rock band, musical theater, Homework Helpers, tutoring, newspaper club, cheerleading, and student government. The school offers monthly family engagement events and workshops for parents in family support, English, technology, family cooking, and homework support.
At Acero Schools, our mission is transforming minds through academic empowerment and success. We provide a strong academic foundation for students at the elementary level to help them master the fundamental skills necessary for success in high school and beyond.