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Marathon - A Great Place to Live and Learn

Marathon, Texas is a small community in far west Texas where the life pace is reminiscent of the days gone by! The people are friendly and the hospitality is second to none. Numerous events throughout the year give Marathon residents tremendous opportunities to connect and socialize.

The desert mountain climate is a pleasure year-round.  Moderate summer temperatures and mild winters make outdoor activities enjoyable pastimes. Skies are generally crisp blue in the day and abound with shining stars at night, making the Marathon area particularly attractive to astronomers, outdoorsmen, and those seeking a breath of fresh air. Please click here to learn more about our community. 

Marathon School provides a wonderful educational opportunity for students with a wide range of academic goals. For those seeking a college path, Marathon ISD offers a rigorous curriculum and extensive dual credit opportunities. Our students can begin taking dual credit classes as freshmen which allows them to achieve up to sixty hours of college credit before graduation.

 Students who are looking for a career path may establish a transcript with National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)). Marathon ISD is a proud accredited facility which currently offers certificatio n in welding and pipefitting.  This accreditation provides our students with tremendous training and advantages when joining the workforce.  Click the link to visit NCCER’s website.

Marathon ISD is an accredited public school with several distinction designations from the Texas Education Agency to its credit. It is home to a dedicated faculty and motivated student body. It is a great place to grow and learn!