Maranatha Christian Academy
5.00 (4 reviews)
Maranatha Christian Academy follows the guidelines of the Six Pillars of Character from Character Counts. Faith in Christ and Building Character are intricately woven together in Scriptures. As we learn and grow in our Walk with Christ (1 John 2:6) we are also challenged to build Character in our lives (Romans 5:4). These go hand-in-hand as we grow in our relationship with Christ and as young people learn to become Christian adults.
Maranatha students typically perform 1-2 years ahead of their peers on competitive and nationally recognized standardized tests. Our students’ ACT scores are comparable to the best surrounding schools.
- Character - Service - Wisdom - College Prep Education with a Biblical World View.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||471 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||65 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Number of AP Courses||9 courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Khaki, Polos, Fri Jean Day)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Contact the school via the website for current details.|
|Admissions Director||Mrs Linda Jennings|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||7 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Band, Foreign Language Club, InterAct Club, Publications, Select Elementary Choir, Student Council Art Club, Band, InterAct Club, Publications, Foreign Language Club,|
Select Elementary Choir,
- The Mission of Maranatha Christian Academy is to train and equip students for life and for service to Jesus Christ through a biblical worldview, character development and academic excellence.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Prairie VillageGrades: PK-12 | 525 students
4801 West 79th St
Prairie Village, KS 66208
- ShawneeGrades: PK-8 | 188 students
6308 Quivira Road
Shawnee, KS 66216
- Kansas CityGrades: K-12 | 198 students
8929 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
- ShawneeGrades: K-7 | 19 students
7230 Quivira Rd
Shawnee, KS 66216
- Prairie VillageGrades: PK-5 | 137 students
3531 Somerset Dr
Prairie Village, KS 66208
We are glad our 3 children have the opportunity to attend a Christian school from pre-K - 12th grade. MCA teachers are the school's best assets and truly care for and pray for our children in addition to encouraging them to academic excellence. All of my children are involved in sports there as well and each have an opportunity for playing time under godly, encouraging and talented coaches. The school's values correspond to our values at home - so there is continuity between what they learn at school and at home. This will set a firm foundation for life and service to Jesus Christ in whatever vocation they eventually choose. MCA has been worth the investment. Never say "I can't afford Christian school" - God always makes a way where there seems to be no way. You can't afford to lose your children to the world.
- Posted by Parent - sslat
I have 2 children at Maranatha and they absolutely love it! They have been going there since Kindergarten (now 4th and 5th grade) and have met some wonderful friends and have had great teachers. Their teachers truly have a heart to serve, teach, and care for the kids. If you are looking for a great Christian education that is less expensive than other schools, I highly recommend this school. Their academics are outstanding, had a community culture, and awesome faculty.
- Posted by Parent - provb
Maranatha Christian Academy has been a blessing to our family. The school reinforces what we teach our daughters in the home. Their Christ-centered approach to education has been a very positive experience for our two girls and has shaped their Godly character. We are confident that our daughters will bring the knowledge and experiences gained from MCA to flourish at the college level.
- Posted by Parent - jmarm
Our family is very pleased to be a part of Maranatha Christian Academy. The teachers/faculty are easy to communicate with and have the students'' best interests at heart. Their mission is on target with ours in wanting to raise up our children as world changers through Jesus Christ our Savior.
- Posted by Parent - 33.ch
October 18, 2017
The Seattle area is home to many fine private schools as well as to major companies such as Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.
September 30, 2017
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
September 29, 2017
Parents have many reasons for deciding to take their children out of public school and enrolling them in private school. This circumstance is something which can happen at any stage of your child's education.