Marquez Elementary School is chartered with the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide education to students…More in kindergarten through 5th grade. The school stretches along Marquez Avenue and features an upper yard for grades 2-5, a central patio for the administration, the library and kindergarten and 1st grade, and the lower area for playgrounds and athletic fields.
The curriculum follows California standards while using creative teaching strategies and enrichment programs, including art, music, drama, special projects and computer instruction. The STAR program offers after-school activities and studies. Marquez Charter also participates in California's Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program, which provides special learning opportunities for qualified students. The school is financially supported by many local businesses and individuals, and it is recognized as a California Distinguished School.