Mayatan Foundation and Bilingual School Established 1991

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Mayatan is unique in Honduras because we are:

Mayatan is unique
  • non-profit, private, and independent
  • volunteer-staffed
  • founded by a group of local mothers
  • offer scholarships to 45% of our 300 students
  • rural and affordable
  • celebrating 20 years

However, we need your help to keep providing these important services. Read more about The Mayatan Difference.


2014 Senior graduation and Kindergarten promotion (0)

We are proud to announce that Mayatan’s third graduating high school class recently finished their Mayatan careers and received a U.S. high school diploma, Honduran diploma, and a certificate in hotel and tourism management.

Mayatan Students and Teacher Show Their Talents (Comments Off)

As of last week, Mayatan hadn’t hosted a Talent Show in seven years — that changed when the Mayatan Ambassadors arranged a Talent Show on April 4th. Read more here.

The Frank and Belva Hopkins Auditorium (4)

Mayatan students, parents, staff, and friends gathered to inaugurate the newest addition to Mayatan’s campus: the Frank and Belva Hopkins Auditorium, a covered court that will serve both as gymnasium and auditorium.

Support Leo at Mayatan! (Comments Off)

This summer, Leo and his mother received exciting news: Leo was selected to be the first Casita Copán child to receive a full scholarship to Mayatan. We need your support to fund Leo’s scholarship.

Who are we?

Mayatan is a K-12 private, bilingual school located in Copan Ruinas, Honduras, staffed jointly by Honduran and American teachers. Mayatan high school graduates receive both American and Honduran high school diplomas. Our students come from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and nearly half receive financial aid of some sort. Learn more about our history, our sponsorship program, and how you can get involved here in Copan.

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