Maranathan Academy
"A beacon light to the educational struggle of man--

"In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness..." John 1:4-5     

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BBA Small Business of the Year Finalist 2014 & 2015

Maranathan Academy doesn’t look at a student’s past, but concentrates on preparing him or her for a bright future. Our students go on to attend college --Miles College, Talladega College, Alabama State University, and many more; enlist in the military-- Army, Navy, Marines; or become certified in a trade—HVAC, Plumbing, Auto Mechanics, Cosmetology, etc.

Maranathan Academy adheres to the curriculum set forth by the Alabama State Department of Education relative to the completion of studies for grades 6 -12. Maranathan Academy students enjoy a diverse set of academic offerings in Technology (computers), Foreign Languages, Communications, Finance, and much more. Emphasis is placed on the development of Writing, Speech and Critical Thinking Skills. Maranathan Academy closely follows the standards set forth through the Alabama College and Career Ready Initiative (Alabama Common Core Standards).  

Maranathan Academy graduates have gone on to find success in the collegiate and career worlds of our great nation, including but limited to completing successful tours of duty in the military, working for the federal government, and making a difference in the fields of nursing, the culinary arts and education.

GRADING SYSTEM

Maranathan Academy uses  a four point scale for grades, as illustrated below:

.4.0 =A, 3.7 = A-, 3.3 = B+, 3.0 = B, 2.7 = B-, 2.3 = C+, 2.0 = C, 1.7 = C-, 1.3 = D+,1.0 = D, F = 0. 

 

Progress reports are issued each month. The following grading system is employed:

90-100 = A

80- 89 = B

70-79 = C

65- 69 = D

<65 = F)

 

The school year is divided into four quamesters. Each quamester the Maranathan Academy will determine a list of students for placement on the honor rolls. The A HONOR ROLL will include all students with quamester grades of 90 or above. The AB HONOR ROLL will include all students with quamester grades of averaging 85 or above. The B HONOR ROLL will include all students with quamester grades averaging 80 or above, with no more than one C being earned. A progress report is given each month, to monitor academic standing in classes. A report card is posted online at the end of each quarter. The final report card is posted the week following the end of school.

MARANATHAN ACADEMY

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC

Academic Discipline Carnegie Units Required

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 4

The following are required ELA areas:

English 9, English 10, English 11, & English 12

MATHEMATICS 4

The following are required:

Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II with Trigonometry, & 1 Mathematics Elective

SCIENCE 4

The following are required:

Biology, Physical Science, & 2 Science Electives

SOCIAL STUDIES* 5

The following are required:

World Geography, World History, U. S. History, Government, Economics

and Black History

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1

HEALTH EDUCATION 1

ARTS EDUCATION 1

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 0.5

FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2

ELECTIVES 7.5

TOTAL CARENGIE UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION…………………………………. 30

BEHAVIORAL

Students must uphold the honor code, and all policies of the Maranathan Academy. Students with continuous repeat or multiple offenses, may not be allowed to participate in the commencement exercise.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

All candidates for graduation must have served at least 100 verified hours of community service in order to receive graduation candidate status.