Please note: Applications for admission to the 2019-2020 school year will be available online September 1st.
 

Admissions Checklist

List of 4 items.

  • 1. ISEE Exam

    Register online for the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) at http://erblearn.org/parents/admission/isee.

    Click “Register For ISEE At A School Test Site” and fill in the required information.

    Click “Select a Test Center Consortium” and scroll to Pasadena Consortium.

    Maranatha's school code number is 052686. Registration is required at least 3 weeks before the date of the exam. (This step is for incoming 9th graders only.)
  • 2. Reference Forms

    Submit the four reference forms (School Administrator, Math Teacher, English Teacher, Pastoral/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.
  • 3. Transcripts

    Upload a copy of students 7th and 8th grade transcripts (or complete 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.
  • 4. Schedule an Interview

    After receiving all of the above information, please scheulde your interview through the myMHS located in your checklist.  The interview is for the student applicant and at least one parent. The interview is the last step in the admissions process.

    Interviews will be scheduled for qualified candidates when their admissions file is complete.
    • Interviews for Early Admissions will be scheduled the beginning of November 2018 through December 15th, 2018.
    • Regular Admissions interviews will begin January 8th through February 22nd, 2019.

Admissions Criteria

Prospective candidates are evaluated for admission to Maranatha High School by the following criteria:
  • Requisite Academic GPA and ISEE Test Scores
  • Exemplary Character
  • Attendance/Involvement in a local church
  • Personal References (Faculty/Administration/Pastoral)
  • Acknowledgement of Maranatha’s Mission and Belief Statements
Students with learning needs must also supply current (less than 3 years old) documentation of assessment testing and/or make arrangements to have tests completed by March 1, 2019. The psycho-educational assessment will include academic as well as psychological testing. Decisions on admissions will occur when the school has received requested documentation.

Questions?

Please contact Rachel Pontón, Admissions Associate, at (626) 817-4021 to inquire further about the admissions process.

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