Maranatha Baptist Academy prepares students in grades nine through twelve through a rigorous college preparatory academic program. Students at the Academy have the unique opportunity to earn credit from Maranatha during their senior year. For the most comprehensive information, see the Academy handbook.

Admission policies

Maranatha Baptist Academy admits students of any race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at the school. The following steps must be completed for enrollment in the Academy:

  • Students are tentatively accepted at the Academy after an initial interview with the administration.
  • Final acceptance is dependent upon completion of all application forms, including reference forms, transcripts/school records, the physical examination form, results of any necessary placement testing, and payment of the application fee.
  • The parents or guardians are required to sign the Statement of Cooperation and the student also must sign the Student’s Code of Conduct. The admission procedure cannot be finalized without completion of these forms.
  • Students must faithfully attend and participate in the services of a church of like faith and practice as Maranatha’s partnering churches. Services include Sunday school, Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening.

College credit

Academy students have the opportunity to receive classroom credit for college-level courses through Maranatha Online, Maranatha, and other options with administrative approval.

To enroll as a full-time Academy student, a student must take a minimum of five Academy classes. The Academy student will be limited to no more than six (6) college classroom credit hours per semester. A special exception may be granted during the second semester. College application, library, and student benefit fees are waived. The only charges are college tuition fee per credit hour and normal course expenses (textbook, lab fees, classroom materials, etc.).


The students of Maranatha Baptist Academy have the privilege of participating in the WACS (Wisconsin Association of Christian Schools) Fine Arts, Bible, and Academic meet each year. Students have the opportunity to compete in the areas of Speech, Music, Bible, Academics, Bible Quiz, Debate, and other Fine Arts.

MBA is also a member of the American Association of Christian Schools. We send students to the national competition in South Carolina every year.