Maranatha High School

169 South Saint John Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105-0910
Tel: (626)817-4000
Grades: 9 - 12 | 673 students
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We are a Christ-centered college preparatory school that celebrates the whole student by equipping hearts and minds to reflect God’s glory through academic excellence, artistic expression, competitive athletics, and service to the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 673 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Maranatha High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Government, AP Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Photography, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP United States History, AP World History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,750
Tuition Notes Registration $750 Application $75
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,600
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Rouse
Admissions Associate Dan Bodwell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
EquestrianFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adventure Club, Ambassador Club, American Sign Language, Art Club, California Scholastic Federation, Cheer, Chess Club, Choir, Comedy Sportz, Dance, Diverse Student Union, Drama, Drumline, Earth Club, Habitat for Humanity Club, International Trips, Key Club, Math Club, Mentor Program, Missions Program, Modern Languages Club, National Honor Society, Orchestra, PISF (Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation), Speech and Debate, Sports Medicine Club, Student Chaplains, Student Council, Worship Team, Yearbook Adventure Club, Art Club, Cheer, Chess Club, Choir, Comedy Sportz, Dance, Drama, Drumline, Earth Club, Key Club, Math Club, Mentor Program, Orchestra, Worship Team, Yearbook, Ambassador Club,
American Sign Language,
California Scholastic Federation,
Diverse Student Union,
Habitat for Humanity Club,
International Trips,
Missions Program,
Modern Languages Club,
National Honor Society,
PISF (Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation),
Speech and Debate,
Sports Medicine Club,
Student Chaplains,
Student Council,

School Notes:

Maranatha High School is full of rich tradition including timeless core values. While anchored in our historic foundations, we embody a program that is alive with energy, situated on a stunning, collegiate campus, and looking to the future.Today’s students need to be fully prepared to adapt to the changing landscape of this global community.  At Maranatha, we recognize this critical task to prepare our students in partnership with our parents. Maranatha offers a transformational education model with an exceptional educational program that truly transforms not only minds but also hearts, as it prepares students for living lives of purpose and distinction.We are committed to the highest educational standards, strategically designing curricular and co-curricular programs to engage the whole student, maximize their God-given potential, and enable them to be the change agents of this new generation. Woven into all our programs is the principle of Christian integration, enabling and engaging students to think critically and intentionally about the application of a Christian worldview, which seeks to honor Jesus Christ.Faith, scholarship, community, and service are Maranatha’s core values that inform our academic and programmatic agenda. Indeed, these values are catalysts to challenge our students to think critically, to communicate effectively, to collaborate respectfully, to love passionately, and to honor the Lord Jesus Christ. Our students will be well-prepared for this 21st century to truly make a difference. We invite you to discover the Maranatha Difference! 

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Waverly School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is International Montessori Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Waverly School (0.3 miles away)
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