Marianapolis Preparatory School


Marianapolis Preparatory School

Marianapolis Preparatory School


Marianapolis Preparatory School is a co-educational boarding and day school for grades 9- postgraduate. Marianapolis is located one hour from Boston and three hours from New York City on 150-acres in Thompson, CT. Students come from 22 different countries and over 35 area communities.

As an independent, Catholic school, Marianapolis is proud of its sense of community, its commitment to service, and its wonderfully diverse and gifted student body. The Marianapolis student experience includes learning from dedicated teachers, competing on champion athletic teams, developing fine and performing art talents all while preparing to attend the best colleges and universities.

The Basics

Setting1 hour from Boston, 3 hours from New York City
School TypeUSA High School
TuitionUS$45,400 (including in-campus boarding fee)
HousingBoarding and homestay
School Website
Nearest CityBoston
Year Founded1926
Admission RequirementHK F.3
Academic CalendarFall/ Spring
Level OfferedGrade 9-12
EnrollmentApproximately 400 students
International Students35%
Student-Teacher Ratio8:1

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Marianapolis has one Main Academic Building where classes are held. The Main Academic Building has a Chapel, a Dining Room, a library, a computer lab, and science labs. Classes are also held in classrooms in the St. John’s dormitory. There are six dorms in total, two for boys and 4 for girls. Marianapolis also has an Athletic Complex, which has a basketball court, a dance studio and a weight room.

Academic Programs

Advanced ESL, Algebra I-II, Astronomy, Beginning ESL, Biology, Etymology, American Literature, Calculus, Chinese I-IV, Chemistry, Chorus, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Digital Photography, Drawing, English I-IV, Economics, Film Scoring, Geometry, Human Biology, Intermediate ESL, Jazz Band, Literary Themes, Literary Genres, Music Theory, Morality, Orchestra, Painting, Photography, Physics, Psychology, Rock Band, Schola Choir, Sculpture I-II, Sociology, Global Governments and Politics, Guitar I-II, Piano I-II, Pre-Calculus, Spanish I-IV, Statistics, The Bible, U S History, Web Design, World History, World Religions

A.P. Courses: A.P. English Language and Composition, A.P. English Literature and Composition, A.P. United States History, A.P. Modern European History, A.P. Calculus AB, A.P. Calculus BC, A.P. Statistics, A.P. Biology, A.P. Physics, A.P. Spanish Language.

Sports offered

Crew, Dance, Gymnastics, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee.

School Clubs

Disaster Relief, Green Knights, Joshua Club, Magic Club, Math Team, Peer Leadership, Ski Club, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook, Art & Spirit, Campus Ministry, Captain’s Council, Chinese Language & Culture Club, Class Officers, Community Service Council, Cultural Coffeehouse, Digital Photography, Dorm Council, Girl’s Club, Marianapolis Family Network, Math & Science Center, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Resident Assistant, S.L.A.M. Leaders, Spiritus, Statistics Club, Student Council, Tech Crew, Wellness, Writing Center.