John Marshall Metropolitan High
School, commonly known as Marshall, is a
public high school in Chicago, Illinois.
the students of the East Garfield Park, West Garfield Park, South Lawndale and Humboldt Park neighborhoods.
The student body is
approximately 99% African
Under coach Dorothy Gaters, Marshall has won eight state
championships in girls' basketball. They won their most recent
championship in 2008 after defeating Freeport High School
The school's men's basketball team figures prominently in the 1994
documentary film Hoop Dreams
- Tina Akouris, Eight is Great for Gaters, Marshall. Retrieved
11 August 2008.
- Roger Ebert, Review of Hoop Dreams. Retrieved 7 June