Schools of Marion

Pub­lic Schools

At Mar­i­on Com­mu­ni­ty Schools, stu­dents are giv­en amaz­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties and sup­port, includ­ing high­ly indi­vid­u­al­ized, data-dri­ven instruc­tion at all lev­els, and a wide vari­ety of pro­grams and class­es to help them become Giants” in life, ready to make a dif­fer­ence in the world. From their nation­al­ly rec­og­nized, high-qual­i­ty, tuition-free preschool, to co-cur­ric­u­lar and extracur­ric­u­lar oppor­tu­ni­ties avail­able to all stu­dents, Marion’s pub­lic school sys­tem dri­ves an unpar­al­leled expe­ri­ence through­out their edu­ca­tion plat­form. Com­mu­ni­ty sup­port is extra­or­di­nary with men­tor­ing pro­grams, coop­er­a­tive rela­tion­ships with local uni­ver­si­ties and col­leges, as well as the Mar­i­on High School Alum­ni Asso­ci­a­tion, which helps pro­mote and sus­tain pro­grams for Giants today and in the future. 

Mar­i­on High School is rec­og­nized across the coun­try for offer­ing dozens of dual cred­its, advanced place­ment, and oth­er ear­ly col­lege oppor­tu­ni­ties. They offer a renowned com­pet­i­tive march­ing band pro­gram as well as a full slate of win­ning ath­let­ics and extracur­ric­u­lar pro­grams. Mar­i­on High School strives to enrich the lives of all stu­dents by offer­ing out­stand­ing aca­d­e­m­ic teams, an inno­v­a­tive career and tech­ni­cal acad­e­my, work­place cer­ti­fi­ca­tions, and much more.

Pri­vate Schools

St. Paul Catholic School

Cre­at­ing an aca­d­e­m­ic com­mu­ni­ty of Chris­t­ian char­ac­ter, St. Paul Catholic School excels in giv­ing stu­dents a strong foun­da­tion for their future. They pro­vide an excel­lent, well-round­ed edu­ca­tion sys­tem, plac­ing an empha­sis on help­ing each stu­dent reach their full aca­d­e­m­ic poten­tial. They believe in cre­at­ing an envi­ron­ment where stu­dents devel­op con­fi­dence and self-reliance, and are com­mit­ted to set­ting a pos­i­tive exam­ple of ser­vant lead­er­ship in the greater com­mu­ni­ty. https://​stpaulcatholic​mar​i​on​.com/

Dr. Robert H. Faulkn­er Academy

This pri­vate school offers kinder­garten through 6th grade edu­ca­tion on their cam­pus. The Faulkn­er Acad­e­my offers a choice in edu­ca­tion where stu­dents learn strate­gies to enhance their abil­i­ty to think crit­i­cal­ly and ana­lyt­i­cal­ly. Their mis­sion is to pre­pare stu­dents to be life-long learn­ers in a glob­al and tech­no­log­i­cal soci­ety. http://​www​.faulkn​er​a​cad​e​my​.org/

Lake­view Chris­t­ian School

Lake­view strives to hon­or Christ by pro­vid­ing an excel­lent edu­ca­tion for stu­dents using a bib­li­cal­ly inte­grat­ed cur­ricu­lum for spir­i­tu­al, aca­d­e­m­ic, social, and phys­i­cal devel­op­ment. Pro­vid­ing edu­ca­tion from preschool to high school, they strive to pro­duce grad­u­ates who are ground­ed in faith, and aca­d­e­m­i­cal­ly pre­pared for their future. They offer hun­dreds of dual cred­it and advanced place­ment cours­es, and hold a high stan­dard on required state and accred­i­ta­tion pro­fi­cien­cies. http://​lake​view​chris​t​ian​.net/

High­er Education

Indi­ana Wes­leyan University

Stand­ing as the largest pri­vate col­lege in Indi­ana, Indi­ana Wes­leyan University’s Christ-cen­tered mis­sion pro­pels them to the fore­front of excel­lence and inno­va­tion. They are a pri­vate, lib­er­al arts uni­ver­si­ty affil­i­at­ed with the Wes­leyan denom­i­na­tion. While under­grad­u­ate stu­dents reside in their nation­al­ly ranked res­i­dence halls, thou­sands of adult learn­ers attend class at edu­ca­tion cen­ters in Indi­ana, Ken­tucky, Ohio, and even over­seas. IWU is com­mit­ted to ensur­ing their stu­dents receive a supe­ri­or edu­ca­tion expe­ri­ence, while grow­ing in char­ac­ter, schol­ar­ship, and leadership.

Ivy Tech Com­mu­ni­ty College

Ivy Tech offers a hands-on expe­ri­ence with some of the state’s most advanced tech­nol­o­gy and train­ing facil­i­ties. While offer­ing more than a thou­sand online class­es, Ivy Tech still gives the atten­tion that comes with an aver­age class size of 22. They have grown to become the largest pub­lic post­sec­ondary insti­tu­tion in Indi­ana, and the largest singly accred­it­ed statewide com­mu­ni­ty col­lege sys­tem in the entire country.

Tay­lor University

Tay­lor Uni­ver­si­ty engages stu­dents in learn­ing expe­ri­ences that instill a vital Chris­t­ian inter­pre­ta­tion of truth and life, fos­ter­ing intel­lec­tu­al, emo­tion­al, phys­i­cal, voca­tion­al, social, and spir­i­tu­al devel­op­ment. They believe the Chris­t­ian faith should per­me­ate all learn­ing, lead­ing to a con­sis­tent life of wor­ship, ser­vant lead­er­ship, stew­ard­ship, and world out­reach. They strive to cre­ate spe­cif­ic expe­ri­ences where the inte­gra­tive focus of a Chris­t­ian lib­er­al arts edu­ca­tion is clar­i­fied, per­son­al­ized, and applied. Tay­lor stu­dents reg­u­lar­ly earn awards and recog­ni­tion for research, cre­ative projects, and over­all aca­d­e­m­ic work.