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Number of Students



9-12 PG

ESL Programs

Marianapolis Preparatory School

Private Boarding School – Thompson , Connecticut

Situated on a 150-acre campus within an hour’s drive of two Ivy League Universities, Marianapolis Preparatory School offers rigorous courses secondary students in grades 9-12. A private high school in the Roman Catholic tradition, the challenging curriculum has 15 Advanced Placement courses coupled with intimate classroom environments that support each learner’s academic and personal success.

Marianapolis Preparatory School recently completed renovation on a multi-purpose track and turf field. Other facilities include a black box Theater for drama and musical productions, a dark room for film development, tennis courts, and an athletic field house complete with a dance studio, a wrestling room, basketball courts and a weight and fitness center.

Sports and Arts
Participation in two seasons of extracurricular activities each year is mandatory. Students can choose from a long list of competitive indoor and outdoor sports or from various art activities (art history, music, theater, dance and visual art). For those with a passion for creativity there’s a portfolio-based Advanced Studio Art or Independent Study.

Dormitories and Student Life
There are two boys’ and four girls’ dorms shared by both US and international students that feature all the comforts of home. Each residence hall at Marianapolis Preparatory School has Wi-Fi access, recreational activities and TVs for use during leisure time.

Thompson is a small rural town found about one hour northeast of the city of Hartford.

Area population: 9,495
Town website: Town of Thompson

Starting Dates
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Early June

Honors or Dual Credit Courses:
Literary Genres, American Literature, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, Chinese III, Spanish II, Spanish III

Additional Services:

  • Academic progress reports
  • Airport transfer service
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travels during holidays
  • Orientation upon arrival

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students



9-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

150 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholicism

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Art Foundations
  • Art History
  • Book Arts
  • Compositional Music Theory
  • Concert Choir
  • Beginner Dance
  • Intermediate Dance
  • Advanced Dance
  • Digital Photography
  • Drawing
  • Flexibility and Strength Development
  • Fundamentals of Digital Art
  • Guitar
  • Independent Studies in Art
  • Introduction to Print Making
  • Jazz Band
  • Layout and Design
  • Mixed Media Design
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Piano
  • Rock Band
  • Sculpture
  • Studio Art
  • Beginner Tap
  • Intermediate Tap
  • Advanced Tap

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US History
  • World History


  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Fitness
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Astronomy
  • Art
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese National Honor Society
  • Comic
  • Dance
  • Media Center
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Photography
  • Robotics and Engineering
  • Tech Crew
  • Writing
  • Yearbook

School Location

School Descripition

Boston University, College of the Holy Cross, Georgetown University, Gettysburg College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, New York University, Parsons School for Design, Pennsylvania State University, Providence College, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Trinity College, Tufts University, University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Rochester, Villanova University

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Closest International and Local Airports: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website: Marianapolis Preparatory School

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