Marian Academy

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Marian Academy
Carifesta Avenue
Georgetown, Guyana
Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4)
School type Private Catholic school
Motto In the light of wisdom
Established 14 September 1998 (19 years ago) (1998-09-14)
Principal Sister Marie Harper, OSU
Grades Nursery, primary and secondary

Marian Academy is a Roman Catholic private school in Georgetown, Guyana. It is situated on Carifesta Avenue in central Georgetown.[1][2] The academy provides secondary, primary and nursery schooling.[3]


The school was opened on September 14, 1998, with 227 enrolled students.[1] By 2001, the school had doubled in size, recording a figure of 453 students.[1]

Since 2008, the school has run an annual "blood drive", in which students are encouraged to become blood donors.[4] The drive is organised in collaboration with Guyana Red Cross and the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS).[5]

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  1. ^ a b c d Marian Academy. "Marian Academy - Official Website". Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Anon (13 February 2012). "Marian Academy collects 138 units from blood drive". Guyana Chronicle. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Marian Academy. "Facilities and Services". Marian Academy - Official Website. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Stabroek Staff (9 February 2012). "Marian Academy runs fifth annual blood drive on Saturday". Stabroek news. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Administrator (28 February 2008). "Blood collection drive at Marian Academy very successful". Stabroek News. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 

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Coordinates: 6°49′20″N 58°09′19″W / 6.822328°N 58.155411°W / 6.822328; -58.155411