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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


Who We Are

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

  • 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
Quick Facts
  • Opened in Pacific Palisades in 1955

  • Teaching students in TK through 5th Grade

  • Keeping class size small with 17-24 students in TK through 3rd grade, and 27-31 students in grades 4 and 5

  • Proud to be 1 of 44 Apple Distinguished Schools in the US

  • We’re 1 of 4 Excellent Schools in LAUSD

  • 540 students