Academics Home


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    Commitment to Teaching & Learning

    Purcell Marian is proud of its renewed focus on high-impact teaching strategies to ensure 100% engagement in all of our classes.

  • 2

    Infectious Enthusiasm

    We're confident that our excitement about teaching and learning will be infectious from the moment you step into our building.

  • 3

    Student-Centered Focus

    By intergrating problem- and project-based learning, masterful delivery and the technology tools of tomorrow, Purcell Marian teachers offer the best in student-centered learning.

  • 4

    Tailored Instruction

    Academic subject matter at all levels of instruction is tailored not only to meet the individual needs of each student, but to challenge students to their greatest potential.

  • 5

    Rooted in The Gospel

    Purcell Marian is committed to education the whole student by balancing academic excellence with moral and spiritual development in every Cavalier.

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    Family Environment

    Everything we do is rooted in Family Spirit.  Direct from our Marianist Charisms, you'll know you're a part of a family from the very first day!

  • Advanced

    Students taking advanced courses in Physics, English, Calculus, Chemistry and Computer Science take  AP Exams for college credit.

  • Courses That Fit Your Learning Style

    Purcell Marian offers multiple levels of courses that are designed to meet the individual needs of our students, ranging from AP & Dual Credit Courses to Student Support Services.  Many of our students take multiple levels of coursework simultaneously.

  • Dual Credit

    Purcell Marian offers more than 50 dual credit courses, which both fulfill high school graduation requirements, and offer college credits that are transferrable to accredited colleges and universities across the country.

  • College Preparatory Courses

    College Preparatory Courses are designed for students who intend and have demonstrated the ability to continue their education in college.

  • Career Pathway

    Through unique partnerships and more strategic elective offerings, Purcell Marian is paving the way toward successful career paths and better earning potential right out of high school students at all levels of learning.

  • You

    Our Support Services Team serves students with specific learning disabilities, physical challenges, ADHD, and Individualized Education Plans at all learning levels.