Education

In Marseilles, we’re committed to preparing our students for the future by providing them with a strong education.

Our schools will provide every student with the opportunity to maximize his or her learning potential with the cooperation and shared purpose among students, parents, community, staff and the Board of Education. From pre-kindergarten through 12 grade, Marseilles Elementary School is committed to providing the best educational opportunities possible. While majority of Marseilles children attend Marseilles Elementary School, portions of Marseilles are served by Milton Pope School and Rutland Grade School, followed by completion at Ottawa Township High School or Seneca Township High School. Marquette High School – Academy is located in Ottawa and is a private grade and high school that offers excellent private education and much opportunities.

Higher Education

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) is an easy 20-minute drive to the main campus located in Oglesby. Established in 1967, IVCC provides comprehensive services to enhance the educational learning environment. A wide variety of courses at IVCC are specifically designed for transfer, enabling students to easily transfer to baccalaureate degree programs. In 2010, IVCC opened a satellite campus in nearby Ottawa.

There are several other universities and technical training centers within commuting distance from Marseilles. Just to name a few –

Marseilles Elementary School

201 Chicago Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
815-795-2428

Milton Pope School

3197 e 28th Road
Marseilles, IL 61341
815.357.8151

Rutland Grade School

3231 l Route 71 East
Ottawa, IL 61350
815.433.2949

Ottawa Township High School

211 E Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815.433.1323

Marquette High School – Academy

100 Paul Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815.433.0125

Seneca High School

307 E Scott Street
Seneca, IL 61360
815.357.5000

Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815.224.2720