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 Noteshttps://www.marianapolis.org/summer-programs
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students350 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Marianapolis Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
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
(Formal)

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
62%
Average Financial Aid Grant$24,710
Admissions DirectorJD Rogers
Admissions AssociatePJ Andrews

Sports

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,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.39 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassador Club, Camp Stonewall, Campus Activities Board, Captains Council, Chinese Language and Culture Club, Chinese National Honor Society, Class Officers, Community Service Council, Disaster Relief Club, Film Club, Food and Culture Club, Green Knights, Math and Science Center, Media Team, National Honor Society, NOSB Team, Orientation Leaders, peer leadership, Resident Assistants, Robotics Club, SLAM Leaders, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, Spiritus Leader, Spring Break Abroad, Student Council, Tech Crew, Tech Innovation Club, Tour Guides, Wellness Leaders, Writing Center, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Calliope, Drama, Schola Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Equestrian Club, gymnastics, martial arts, Math Team

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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