Marian High School

  • Marian is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women,sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
  • The mission of Marian High School is to ensure, within a Christian environment, an excellent education built on a strong academic curriculum, which will enable young women to value human diversity and live responsible lives of leadership and action based on gospel values.
  • For over 50 years, members of our faculty and staff have committed themselves to creating an environment marked by academic excellence and Christian community.
  • We want each of our students to be successful and happy in her academic and co-curricular endeavors.
  • Our experience proves that our challenging program, including an extensive offering of Honors and AP courses, leads to acceptance at colleges and universities of choice.
  • Our focus on the development of the total person results in young women who are prepared for all that life has to offer.
  • The student body represents a diverse population, each bringing her individual talents to school, each student enriching the others.
  • Marian High School is a place to grow intellectually, spiritually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
  • We invite you to join us and experience all that Marian has to offer.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students509 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeMarian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus - AB, Calculus - BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Government and Politics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, US History,
Average SAT score1350
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms set an atmosphere and tone for education. Marian’s uniform regulations are intended to promote self-respect in the area of dress and personal grooming, as well as respect for others.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,425
Tuition NotesPlus, a $200 registration fee and $325 general fee, which covers the student yearbook and newspaper, Guidance Department materials, and Library Media Center services, as well as membership in the Mothers’ Club and Dads’ Club.
Admissions DirectorTina Malloy Pedersen, '96


Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
EquestrianField Hockey,
Figure SkatingGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
All School Board, Ambassador Club, Business Entrepreneurship Alliance at Marian & Rice, Class Governing Boards, Culture Society, Forensic Science Team, French Honor Society, Friends of the Earth, German Honor Society, Honor Code Committee, International Samaritan, Junior Mentor Program, LIFE - Life Is For Everyone, Medical Club, Mock Trial Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Pastoral Team, Project Care, Robotics, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Spanish Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Fall Play - presented by the Marian-Rice Players, International Thespian Society, Liturgical Choir, Marian Melodies, Spring Musical - presented by the Marian-Rice Players

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball

School Notes

  • We look forward to having you visit us soon to personally engage in the Marian experience. For additional information or to schedule a tour or shadow visit, please contact the Office of Admission at (248) 644-1946 or admission process at Marian includes several components: application, standardized test scores, and past performance.
  • The Admission Committee members focus on the prospective student`s potential for academic success during the entire four years of her Marian experience as they review her application, test scores, and grades. Marian High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, tuition assistance, or any school-administered program.
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