What grades are offered by Marian University Preparatory School?
Marian University Preparatory School is a K–12 hybrid lab school currently enrolling full-time students in grades 6–9 for the 2022–2023 academic school year. While not currently enrolling students in grades K–5 and 10–12, Marian University Preparatory School will serve students in grades K–5 and 10–12 who reside in the state of Indiana in the future.
Who is eligible to apply?
Students must reside in the state of Indiana. To enroll for the 2022–2023 academic school year, students must be entering grades 6–9.
What does it cost to attend Marian University Preparatory School?
Marian University Preparatory School is a private school. We provide Indiana-licensed teachers and instructional materials. Students and families will be responsible for providing some consumable materials (such as printer ink and paper). Our enrollment consultants can help address your technological and computer questions and needs.
|Marian University Preparatory School Full-Year Tuition||$7,500|
|Marian University Preparatory School Semester Tuition||$3,750|
|Marian University Preparatory School Plus Full-Year Tuition||$9,500|
|Marian University Preparatory School Plus Semester Tuition||$4,750|
Is there tuition assistance or financial aid available?
Indiana is committed to providing all children access to quality educational opportunities. Indiana's Choice Scholarship Program provides scholarships to eligible Indiana students to offset tuition costs at participating schools. Students must satisfy both household income requirements and student eligibility criteria to qualify.
Staff at Marian University Preparatory School work with parents to submit the Choice Scholarship application to the Indiana Department of Education. Connect with an enrollment consultant for guidance.
What’s the difference between Marian University Preparatory School and Marian University Preparatory School Plus?
At Marian University Preparatory School, families must select one of two learning formats, Marian University Preparatory School or Marian University Preparatory School Plus, prior to the start of the school year. Marian University Preparatory School students learn virtually from home, or wherever there’s an internet connection, along with their Learning Coach. No in-person instruction is provided as part of the Marian University Preparatory School virtual format.
Marian University Preparatory School Plus students follow a hybrid format and attend both virtual and in-person sessions. Students attend classes virtually on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, students learn in-person at one of Marian University Preparatory School’s community sites, as facilitated and supervised by Marian University Preparatory School’s adjunct faculty.
No matter the format, Marian University Preparatory School’s curriculum and community are aligned as one school. Students will need to select their option before the start of each school year. For a sample schedule, please contact the enrollment team at 855.777.0679.
Do you provide textbooks on instructional materials?
Yes, we provide textbooks and instructional materials. These books and materials are dependent on the student's grade level and the courses they're enrolled in.
Can my child work at their own pace?
The elementary program is self-paced and flexible within the parameters of the curriculum. Junior and senior high school students complete lessons in synchronous and asynchronous sessions and are expected to complete quizzes, tests, and other assignments in a timely manner.
What subjects will my child study?
Core courses are offered in language arts, math, science, history, and religion. Other courses in the appropriate grade levels include art, health or physical education, music, world languages, and more. High school students can choose from a variety of electives. Students can also access credit recovery courses.
Does my child need a computer to attend?
Yes. However, based on financial need and eligibility, Marian University Preparatory School may loan a computer to each enrolled student to support the learning process upon request. These computers are Marian University Preparatory School instructional property and must be returned when the student leaves the school. Marian University Preparatory School will arrange for technical support and troubleshooting for these systems. Each family will need to secure their own internet service provider.
How is Marian University Preparatory School associated with Marian University?
In accordance with its mission, Marian University created Marian University Preparatory School to diversify the educational delivery system that provides access and success for students at every stage of their academic journey. Students at Marian University Preparatory School will have access to the university’s campus, technologies, staff, and resources, including The Klipsch Educators College (KEC). KEC will serve Marian University Preparatory School by offering another modality for educators to build their capacity to implement personalized learning virtually as well as in-person.
How do students interact socially?
Students spend time with classmates online and through school outings, field trips, and other activities. In addition to school-based clubs, K12 online national clubs help connect students with like interests and passions.
What career preparation and networking opportunities will be available?
Students will have the chance to pursue in-person or virtual internships, apprenticeships, and other work-related experiences. Through relevant and authentic applications, this experiential approach to education mimics the real-world environment of the workplace. The school will weave project-based learning and professional skills development into all aspects of each student's education.
What college preparation programs will be available?
At Marian University Preparatory School, students can begin preparing for college as early as middle school. Explore majors prior to entering college and earn college credits through dual enrollment opportunities. Professional career Success Coaches provide students with advice on college applications, financial aid, résumés, networking, interviewing, internships, and more.
Do you provide curriculum for students with special needs?
Marian University Preparatory School does provide specific special education services. To determine if available services align with your student's needs, please contact our office at 855.777.0679 to speak with a special education placement counselor.
What is the attendance policy?
All enrolled students must attend 180 instructional days per school year. The total instructional days are prorated based on the student’s start date. The daily amount of expected instructional time is six hours for grades 6 and up.