Marianapolis Preparatory School

  • Marianapolis is an independent, co-educational, Catholic, boarding and day school located in Thompson, CT for grades 9-12 and postgraduate

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1926
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students360 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeMarianapolis Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Government and Politics, Microeconomics, Modern European History, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes$18,793.00 Day, and $57,898.00 Residential (not including $8,314.00 International Student Fee)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$24,710
Admissions DirectorJD Rogers
Admissions AssociatePJ Andrews


Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBadmintonBaseball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.49 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Admission Tour Guides, Ambassadors Club, American Sign Language Club, Business and Entrepreneurship Club, Campus Activities Board (CAB), Campus Ministry, Captain's Council, Chess Club, Chinese Language and Culture Club, Coding Club, Comic/Illustration Club, Community Service Club, Disaster Relief Club, Film Club, Knitting/Crocheting Club, Marianapolis Engineering & Robotics Club, Marianapolis Family Network, Marianapolis Green Knights (Recycling), Math and Science Lab, Media Team, Model UN, National Honor Society, NOSB Team, Orientation Leader, Peer Leaders, Politics and Pastry Club, Retro Video Game Club, Slam, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, Spiritus, Student Council, Tech Crew, Tech Innovation Club, Wellness Leaders, Writing Center

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella, Calliope, Drama, Musical Theatre Production, Schola Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletic Training Room Manager, Dance, Equestrian, gymnastics, Instructional Tennis, Intramural Badminton, Math Team, Strength and Conditioning, Yoga

School Notes

  • Marianapolis is an independent, co-educational, Catholic, boarding and day school located in Thompson, CT for grades 9-12 and postgraduate. Marianapolis is a vibrant and energetic community of 385 students from 56 area towns, numerous states around the U.S., and over 20 countries worldwide. Marianapolis boasts a 7:1 student/teacher ratio with an average class size of 12. With various honors classes, 20 AP courses, and over 100 electives, students are cultivated to think critically while being guided into mature and capable leaders. At Marianapolis, students are involved in activities across disciplines and are constantly challenging themselves to set new goals and break molds. Learning by doing and applying is a hallmark of a Marianapolis education through project-based learning platforms such as LEAP Week and Experiential Learning. In addition, the Centers of Excellence is an optional certificate program where students pursue a specific academic track that includes an internship and culminates in a yearlong capstone independent study project. The three Centers are Innovation & Technology, Business & Entrepreneurship, and Civics & Service. With over 40 clubs and organizations, as well as 18 athletic offerings, Marianapolis students have the capability to explore and expand their skills and interests. With a 100% college placement rate, Marianapolis graduates are confident, conscientious young adults ready to lead.

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