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Admissions Checklist

List of 4 items.

  • 1. Online Application

    To begin the Admissions process, click the "Apply Now" button on the upper right side of this page. You will be prompted to create an account in our portal, myMHS, then you will have the ability to begin the application. Both parents & the applicant have questions to answer throughout the application. The application fee is $75 and can be paid once your application is complete.
  • 3. Reference Forms

    Submit the four reference forms (School Administrator, Math Teacher, English Teacher, Pastor/Mentor) through our application portal to the appropriate people at the student's church and current school. They will then be able to submit the completed reference forms to Maranatha with the link provided them.
  • 4. Transcripts

    Upload a copy of your student's 7th and 8th grade official transcripts (or completed high school transcripts to date for transfer students) through our application portal or submit the Transcript Request Form to the student's current school to have the school send them to us. The transcript request form is available as a fillable PDF form. You may download a copy of the PDF form to your computer and submit it to the appropriate person to complete.
  • 5. Parent & Student Meet-Up

    As the last step in the Admissions process, once all materials have been submitted to the Admissions Office you will be able to request a date & time for your admissions meet-up through your myMHS portal or by calling our office. A member of the Admissions team will send a confirmation email once it's been approved. At least one parent needs to be present during the meeting, which is approximately 30 minutes in length.

Admissions Criteria

Prospective candidates are evaluated for admission to Maranatha High School by the following criteria:
  • Requisite Academic GPA 
  • Exemplary Character
  • Active/Open to Faith
  • Personal References (Faculty/Administration/Pastoral)
  • Acknowledgement of Maranatha’s Mission and Belief Statements
Students who wish to be part of our Learning Assistance Program (LAP) must also supply current (less than 3 years old) documentation of assessment testing and/or make arrangements to have tests completed by March 1, 2024. The psycho-educational assessment will include academic as well as psychological testing. Decisions on admissions will occur when the school has received requested documentation.

Admissions Deadlines:
All Admissions materials must be submitted on or before the dates below, depending on the Admissions Season for which you are applying. 

Early Admissions Deadline & Tuition Assistance: December 1, 2023
  Notifications will be sent out December 15, 2023

Regular Admissions Deadline & Tuition Assistance: February 1, 2023
  Notifications will be sent out March 1, 2024
Apply for the 2024-2025 year today! Complete the inquiry form below to begin. 


Please contact the Admissions Office at (626) 817-4021 to inquire further about the admissions process.

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