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.
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
Academic progress reports
Airport transfer service
Assistance in acquiring books and material
Help with holiday accommodation
Help with travels during holidays
Orientation upon arrival
Number of Students
Average Class Size
University Acceptance Rate
Compositional Music Theory
Flexibility and Strength Development
Fundamentals of Digital Art
Independent Studies in Art
Introduction to Print Making
Layout and Design
Mixed Media Design
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Spanish Language and Culture
Track and Field
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
Chinese National Honor Society
Model United Nations
National Honor Society
Robotics and Engineering
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