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VALUES FOR LIFE
Marquette Catholic High School students have the opportunity to develop spiritually. Whether through Theology courses, School masses, Service Experiences and Kairos, or just stopping in our Chapel for a quick prayer; Marquette offers students four years of opportunity to further their relationship with God while learning values they will carry throughout their lifetime.
SECOND TO NONE ACADEMICS
Marquette Catholic High School graduates go on to attend some of the finest universities in the country. With SAT and ACT scores ranked in the top 15% nationally, academic teams who annually place higher than most teams in the region and AP scores above the national average - Marquette's academic opportunities are second to none.
The most powerful tools for learning are the ones students love to use and at MQTT an Apple iPad has been put into the hands of every student. No more paper, no more books - everything is at your fingertips.
EARLY UNIVERSITY PROGRAM
MQTT-U supports all students in developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and working for the Common Good. MQTT-U ensures success, not simply acceptance, into post-secondary education. MQTT-U affords all students an honors curriculum which provides knowledge and understanding of our global world and 21st Century learning and skills through experiential, integrated, and relevant learning strategies. The program includes job shadow experience, project based learning, one-to-one technology platform (iPad), study abroad and global travel experiences and service opportunities. The program design is sometimes referred to as an “early college high school.” Students who successfully complete this program will graduate from MQTT with an academic honors diploma and an associates degree.
A PREMIER ATHLETIC PROGRAM
MQTT takes great pride in our winning athletic tradition. Our student-athletes often play against the best competition in the area and still advance deep into the IHSAA tournament, creating memories that will last a lifetime. We have won State Championships, have multiple State Finals appearances and have Regional and Sectional Championships too numerous to count. Every year many of our graduating student-athletes receive athletic scholarships to universities throughout the country.
TRAVEL & STUDY ABROAD
In his best selling book "The World is Flat", Thomas Friedman argues that globalization has changed the way in which we view the world. A reality of life in the 21st Century is we are now connected, almost on a daily basis, with people from all over the world. As a response to our living in an increasingly global society, MQTT encourages students to gain a heightened awareness and understanding of diverse languages, cultures and new developments related to globalization. Study abroad for a semester, participate in a cultural immersion or take part in a Global Summit - from any of the opportunities, you will have an experience of a lifetime.
WE WILL FIND A WAY
MQTT takes pride in finding a way to make sure any student who wants to attend Marquette, can. We make every effort to make a Catholic education affordable to students by allocating funds for need-based tuition assistance. Financial assistance comes from four sources; the Diocese of Gary, the Marquette Foundation, Marquette Catholic High School and private donors.
A GLOBAL COMMUNITY
So you have been with the same classmates for the last eight years and are ready to make some new friends? With students from 15 different schools throughout Northwest Indiana and 12 different countries, Marquette offers you a great opportunity to retain current friends and meet new ones - all on a campus where everyone knows your name.
MONEY FOR COLLEGE
A Marquette education pays for itself, more than three times over. On average, our graduating seniors earn more than $100,000 per student in college scholarships. That's more than triple the full cost of four years of Marquette tuition.
DISCOVER YOUR ARTISTIC SIDE
Whether you are drawn to the visual arts or performing arts (or both), Marquette has something for everyone. Design that special artistic piece for the student art exhibition gallery, or take the lead in one of the School’s musical performances or plays; learn the techniques of the behind the scene importance of sound, lighting, make-up or scenery; or sing in the MQTT Chorus. Many Marquette students have gone on to pursue their passion for the arts at some of the finest art schools in the country. At Marquette - there is something for everyone; there is something especially for you!
Marquette Catholic High School
306 W. 10th Street
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
In everything we do, we believe in challenging the traditional way of educating our students. We believe in thinking critically and inspiring them to do the same. We do this by encouraging them to be driven, to be global, to be passionate, to be connected, to find faith, to discover God and to work for the Common Good. We ask our students to embrace high expectations, to become exceptional and, ultimately, change the world. #moreatMQTT
Director of Admission