Established in 1970, Marantha Christian School is the oldest Christian school in Victoria, the school has two campuses based on three sites: Casey Campuses Doveton ELC — Grade 4, Casey Campus Endeavour Hills Grade 5 — Year 12 and Cardinia Campus Officer ELC —Year 12. Maranatha provides classes from ELC through to an extensive VCE offering. “My Utmost for His Glory” is the school’s motto and a Christian world view permeates all aspects of the curriculum.

Curriculum: The school offers a diverse curriculum catering for a wide range of gifts for a wide spectrum of student aptitudes through VCE, VCAL, VET and an advanced VCE intensive program. An engaging primary curriculum prepares students for success. ELC: Our Early Learning Centres provide a holistic, biblically faithful kindergarten experience that, in partnership with parents, nurtures the education, wellbeing and development of every child.

Sport: Many avenues of sporting endeavour are offered. In addition to the thriving house sports programs, Maranatha students compete at local, inter-school, state-wide and national competitions.

Extra-curricular activities: Maranatha has international mission trips to two countries annually; the school also hosts overseas exchange students. Extra programs include camping, performing arts, leadership conferences, careers, academic competitions, sporting clubs and enhancement programs.

Student welfare programs: A pastoral care program caters for the needs of all students. Teachers, year-level co-ordinators, student counsellors, chaplains and heads of school closely monitor student progress, achievement, welfare, and their Christian growth. The discipline policy is firm, consistent, fair and in harmony with the school’s Christian ethos.

Principal/CEO: Dr Roderick Crouch

School Information

  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Christian
  • Year: Pre-Kindergarten - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1100 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: Yes
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: Own Preschool
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: Prep $5,019 – Year 12 $7,568. Discounts for 2nd, 3rd and 4th child
  • Phone:03 9709 7217
  • Fax:03 9706 1910
  • HSC Subjects offered:Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Culture & Society, Computing (Units 1 & 2), English, English as an Additional Language, Food Studies, Further Mathematics (Units 3 & 4), General Mathematics (Units 1 and 2), Health & Human Development, History , Legal Studies, Mathematical Methods, Media Studies, Music Performance, Physical Education, Physics, Product Design & Technology, Psychology, Sociology, Software Development (Units 3 & 4), Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4), Studio Arts, Theatre Studies, Visual Communication Design
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Sport, visual & performing arts, service,
  • Scholarships Available:The Jennifer Munyard Scholarship


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