What Are Your Admission Policies

 

Maranatha FamilyNo child is excluded from the school on grounds of race, colour or national origin. Enrollment is open to any child from a Christian home where at least one parent has committed his/her life to Christ as his/her personal Saviour and agrees with the Constitution of Maranatha Christian Academy, including the Statement of Beliefs and Statement of Educational Principles outlined in it.

Application forms must be completed before families will be considered for membership and enrollment at Maranatha.

New families will be interviewed by the Principal and visited by two members of the Visitation Committee. Families must be accepted as members of the school association before their children are enrolled in full-time education at Maranatha.

Children may be enrolled at Maranatha if they meet the following requirements:

  • Junior Kindergarten –  four years of age by December 31 of that school year.
  • Senior Kindergarten – five years of age by December 31 of that school year.
  • Grade One – six years of age by December 31 of that school year.
  • Other Elementary Grades – Age appropriate to the grade level, normally following the sequence above.
  • High School Students – will normally be enrolled at Maranatha as their credits allow.

Students will pass entrance testing to ensure academic ability is compatible with projected class level.

Kindergarten children, or children attending Maranatha for the first time, must have Immunization Records up-to-date prior to their first day at school. If parents decide to opt out of this, a letter must be provided confirming this decision to Maranatha. All children from other countries outside of Canada must have their Immunization Records up-to-date and will attend the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit for mandatory school screening tests.

All students should provide the school with a copy of their birth certificate or passport, in order to confirm official name and date of birth. Foreign nationals must also provide a copy of their Student Visa or Student Permit which allows them to study in a Canadian school.