SAM_0637Colegio Maya is based on the following non-negotiable principles:

  • Academic excellence
  • Accreditation in the U.S. by AdvancED (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
  • Recognition by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education
  • U.S. type curriculum with English as the language of instruction
  • College preparatory school
  • Experienced, credentialed faculty
  • Ongoing staff development
  • Small classes (average size 12 – 18 students)
  • Non-profit, parent-run school (9-member board of directors)
  • Everybody is a learner
  • Commitment to individual growth
  • Celebration of diversity
  • Attention to the whole child
  • Commitment to fostering social responsibility