Principal – Mrs. Jean Susko
Advancement Director – Mrs. Kristine Evina
Dean of Student Affairs – Mr. Pete Sanfilippo
Director of Studies/Enrollment – Mrs. Teresa Sheer
Chaplain – Rev. Brian Miller

Our History

Marian Catholic High School was formed in 1954, declared the “Marian Year” in honor of the Blessed Mother.

The school was built on farmland in Rush Township in 1964. The school had a unique, three-town campus created from the former Catholic high schools in those communities. At the beginning, Marian freshmen students attended St. Jerome’s, Tamaqua; sophomores attended St. Ann’s, Lansford; and juniors and seniors attended St. Mary’s, Coaldale. The current campus was constructed in 1964.

The nickname of the school’s boys’ sports teams, Colts, represents the towns from which it drew students, with the C for Coaldale, L for Lansford, T for Tamaqua and S for Summit Hill. The O represents other communities that sent students to Marian.

Marian serves students from Catholic parishes both Roman and Byzantine in eastern Schuylkill, Carbon and Luzerne County, while extending a welcome to students of other faiths. The gathering of students and faculty from this wide geographical area, and from varied cultural and religious backgrounds, helps to generate the unique spirit of the Marian Family.

Marian At-A-Glance

96% – Students involved in extra-curricular programs

65 – Graduating Class

95% – Graduates enrolled in post-secondary education

$9,2000,000 – Amount of scholarships and grants offered to the class

$2,675,490 – Amounts of scholarships and Ggrants accepted by our recent graduates

30% – Percentage of the class that graduated with dual enrollment credits

31% – Percentage of the class that participated in AP Classes

25% – Of our recent graduating class, percentage of tudents who scored higher than 600 in any part(s) of the SAT

ASBESTOS COMPLIANCE – as part of the Federal Asbestos Compliance Act, Marian High School was inspected in the Spring of 2011. A management plan is on file in the Main Office which satisfies the requirements of the EPA Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Ave