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.


Mayatan Jaguar Soccer Update (0)

The 2014-15 Mayatan Jaguar soccer season recently came to a close. This season, one that started all the way back in December, was one to remember.

ABHS National Spelling Bee (0)

Congratulations to all of our students who competed in the National Spelling Bee in the Capital of Tegucigalpa!

An unforgettable 2014 at Mayatan! (0)

We would like to thank everyone involved in making 2014 such a special year at Mayatan!
Our 2014 year closed on a high note with a busy schedule filled with holiday events including a Thanksgiving meal, bingo charity event and a Christmas musical and parade.

Congratulations to the 2014 Mayatan Track & Field Team! (Comments Off)

Two years ago we took 9 student-athletes to the National ABSH track & field meet. We won 2 medals, and, unknowingly, started something. Last year we took 26 to the National meet, bringing home 16 medals. Some dreams were realized while others were just beginning.

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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