Open Enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year is now open!

To Excellence

Childcare-Pre-School Application Process
K5-12th Application Process
Online Enrollment
Serving the Community of Florence with excellent Christ-centered education for over 50 years
Our beautiful 13 acre campus has three main buildings, three playgrounds, and a gymnasium with sports fields
The 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio helps students thrive in a more hands on environment

Who Are We?

Maranatha Christian School was established in 1972 as a ministry of First Free Will Baptist Church. MCS has EQUIPPED, SERVED and IMPACTED thousands of young people with an excellent Christ-centered education for over 50 years in Florence, SC. Our desire is to partner with parents to help their children establish a Christian world view and a well-rounded academic foundation.

Explore our site and discover how MCS is preparing young people for future success. Many exciting changes are taking place this year and we would love to share them with you.



Over 50 years of continuous Christ-centered education in the community of Florence, SC


MCS is committed to provide the highest quality of care with a safe and healthy Christian atmosphere in which children can learn and grow.  


MCS offers Biblical based learning with an emphasis on core subjects, electives, critical thinking projects, field trips, sports and programs.

Middle-High School

At MCS, students receive a dynamic high school education that encourages to fulfill God’s unique calling through spiritual, physical, & academic pursuits.



PUPS- 1st-6th grades soccer, basketball, & cheerleading

JV & Varsity Girls- Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, & Trap

JV & Varsity Boys- Soccer, Basketball, Trap, Baseball, & Weightlifting