Any student who expresses an earnest desire for a Christian education will be considered for acceptance. Maranatha Adventist School recommends that all children be 7 years of age at the start of their first grade year. However, if parents so desire, they may consult with the school administration to have their child accepted to first grade when the child is 6 years old by the August 1 of the summer preceding their first grade year. The privileges of Maranatha Adventist School are not limited to young people of the Seventh-day Adventist faith.
Students are expected to show due respect for the Word of God, maintain a reverent attitude during religious services, and observe all regulations of the school. Only those should apply for admission who are in full sympathy with the standards of Christian education, and who will cheerfully endeavor to live in harmony with the principles of the school.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in all of its church schools, admits students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its schools, and makes no discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic background, country of origin or sex in administration of educational policies, applications for admission, scholarship or loan programs, and extracurricular programs.
Parents are welcome to make an appointment with the principal or teacher to ask about their child attending this school. The admission procedure would involve two steps:
1) Parents bring child for an interview with teachers after school hours. This meeting may include:
Informal testing to evaluate whether Maranatha Adventist School can meet the child’s needs.
Discussion of Maranatha Adventist School policies.
Submission of at least two references.
2) If the parents so desire, an application may then be brought to the school board for a decision as to whether the child may be admitted to Maranatha Adventist School. The principal or school board chairman will call the parents to notify them of the school board’s decision.