Thurgood Marshall High School (Texas)

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Thurgood Marshall High School
1220 Buffalo Run
Missouri City, Texas 77489
United States
Coordinates 29°36′40″N 95°31′22″W / 29.611246°N 95.522718°W / 29.611246; -95.522718Coordinates: 29°36′40″N 95°31′22″W / 29.611246°N 95.522718°W / 29.611246; -95.522718
Type Public High School
Established 2002
School district Fort Bend Independent School District
Principal Alfred Holland
Faculty 80.17 (on a FTE basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,316 (2013-14)
Color(s)           Black and Gold
Nickname Buffalo

Thurgood Marshall High School is a public high school located in Missouri City, Texas and is a part of the Fort Bend Independent School District.

Marshall, serving grades 9 through 12, serves sections of Missouri City and a portion of the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Stafford, including sections of Fifth Street. A small portion of the City of Houston is in the school's boundary.[2][3]

Marshall was named after Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to serve in the Supreme Court of the United States. The mascot is the Buffalo Soldier represented by the Marshall Buffalo and the school colors are black and gold.


Marshall opened on August 15, 2002 and was dedicated on October 13 of the same year.[4]

Marshall is magnetized for its three career academies, Electronic Engineering (EE), Geographical Information Systems (GIS) (Discontinued),[5] and Fire Science Technology. The EE Academy's FIRST Robotics team has received distinguished honors from FIRST in its six years of existence. In the Fall of 2009 they are proposed to open the first International Baccalaureate program in Fort Bend Independent School District.

The Air Force JROTC Unit at Thurgood Marshall High School earned the 2009-2010 Distinguished Unit Award.

During the 2009-2010 school year, Marshall was rated as a recognized school for the first time in school history.




Feeder patterns[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Marshall:

  • Armstrong
  • Glover
  • Hunters Glen
  • E.A. Jones

The following middle schools feed into Marshall:

  • Missouri City

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Thurgood Marshall H S". Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
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  4. ^ "Fort Bend ISD History". Fort Bend ISD. Archived from the original on April 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ LaRicci, Leen (August 8, 2002). "Marshall offers high-tech but doesn't forget history". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Aubrey Coleman". Houston Cougars. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 

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