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Marianapolis Preparatory School

Private Boarding School – Thompson , Connecticut

Situated on a 150-acre campus within an hour’s drive of three Ivy League Universities, Marianapolis Preparatory School offers 42 honors and AP courses and plenty of extracurricular options as well as a week-long, immersive, for-credit destination learning project.

Marianapolis Preparatory School’s facilities include a black box theater for drama and musical productions, a newly renovated track and turf field, a dark room for film development, tennis courts, and an athletic field house with a dance studio, a wrestling room, basketball courts, and a weight and fitness center.

All students participate in at least two extracurricular activities every year. These options include competitive sports such as badminton and ultimate frisbee or club sports, such as martial arts and skiing.
Marianapolis Prep offers a wide range of arts options both for credit and as extracurriculars. Some unique options include tap technique, introduction to printmaking, ukulele club, and rock band.

Marianapolis Prep’s nine houses and residence halls have kitchens, common spaces, and Wi-Fi. On the weekends, students can join events such as city excursions and cultural activities. The residence halls have exciting traditions such as the House Cup Challenge. 

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 Fall Start: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-January
Estimated Spring Start: Mid-January
Estimated Spring End: 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

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Campus Size

150 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholicism

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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  • Art: Foundations
  • Book Arts
  • Chorus
  • Choir - Concert
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Drawing and Design
  • Dance - Flexibility and Strength Development
  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Guitar
  • Independent Studies
  • Print Making - Intro
  • Jazz Band
  • Design - Layout
  • Media Design - Mixed
  • Music Theory
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Music - Rock Band
  • Sculpture
  • Orchestra - String Music
  • Studio Art
  • Dance - Tap
  • Choir

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science Principles
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • United States History
  • World History


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

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Astronomy
  • Art
  • Campus Ministry
  • Chinese Language
  • Class Offices
  • Comic
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Disaster Relief Club
  • Film
  • Gymnastics
  • Media Center
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Photography
  • Resident Assistants
  • Robotics and Engineering
  • Sign Language
  • Ski
  • Student Council
  • Tech Crew
  • Ukulele Club
  • Writing
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

School Location

School Descripition

Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Brown University, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, Northeastern
University, Pennsylvania State University, Providence College, Temple University, Texas Christian University (TCU), Tulane University, University of California – Davis, University of California – Irvine, University of California - Santa Barbara, University of Connecticut, University of Florida, Wake Forest 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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