Applicant Qualifications

Maranatha international student admissions is highly selective based on students’ academic records, English proficiency, and willingness to participate in the wide range of co-curricular and extra-curricular offerings.

Applications are only considered for full academic years, beginning in August of each year.
Applicant qualification requirements: Requirements for Grade 9-11 applicants
  • Academically motivated and responsible
  • Emotionally and socially mature
  • Prepared for full immersion classes taught in English (Maranatha does not offer ESL)
  • Interested in participation in extracurricular and co-curricular activities
  • Willing to participate in Bible courses for credit each year 
  • Respectful of different cultures and values
Additional Admissions Details
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCORES: (choose one) or contact our International Admissions Coordinator for other options
TOEFL scores
  • for Grade 9 recommended to be 70+
  • for Grades 10-11 recommended to be 80+
iTEP scores of 4.5+

ISEE is optional for students currently living in the United States and attending a U.S. school. Students currently residing in another country or applying to Grade 10 or higher do NOT need to take the ISEE.

No other entrance tests required

Repeating grades:
  • Students currently living in a country outside of the U.S. may choose to repeat a school grade to allow for adjustment in English immersion and western education. For example, students currently living in China and enrolled in Grade 9 may choose to apply for Grade 9 or 10.