High School College Planning
Maranatha Christian Schools offers a college-preparatory program designed to prepare high school students for college and future career opportunities.
The philosophy of the College Planning/Academic Advising Office:
- emphasizes the development of strong academic proficiencies
- encourages a firm spiritual foundation
- focuses on developing personal interests and abilities
The goals of the College Planning/Academic Advising Office include:
- Guiding students as they navigate junior high and as they plan their courses for high school
- Facilitating that each student recognize their God-given gifts and abilities
- Strategizing with students as they plan their post-high school education and career, acknowledging that God has a plan for each student
- Assisting each student in finding the “best fit” for college and career
- Informing and supporting parents and students in the college application process
The College Planning/Academic Advising Office provides:
- Individual academic advising with students
- Individual class scheduling with students and families
- Evaluation of transcripts and graduation requirements
- Grade-level Information Nights (for parents and students)
- College and Career Day in October for students to take practice college entrance tests and to hear presentations from various college and career representatives
- Opportunities to meet with college representatives
- Resources from Family Connection, including: college visit information, scholarships, college search, personality profiles, and personal college planning tools. Please note that Family Connection requires a login. Students should contact the academic advisor for more information.
- Resources available on the college planning website include a calendar which lists upcoming events such as information nights, SAT and ACT testing dates, college fairs, and important deadlines, links to important websites related to college planning, testing, scholarships and financial aid, and pages which provide a brief overview of some of the topics that should be discussed at each grade level pertaining to preparation for college and the college application process..
MCS CEEB code: 054056
For additional information, please contact Mr. Mireles, College and Career Advisor.