Marianapolis Preparatory School

Connecticut, USA

Learning by doing is a hallmark of a Marianapolis education. The school's curriculum encourages students to think creatively and to articulate ideas effectively. Marianapolis students learn how to navigate challenges by utilizing a series of behaviors called the Habits of Mind. The school has created the Experiential Learning program and the Centers of Excellence, which help its students stand out within the college admission process. These signature programs have Marianapolis students applying what they are learning in the classroom to real-world situations on and off campus. Marianapolis is committed to preparing its students for all aspects of college and beyond.

Marianapolis received an A+ rating on (a top 2% school in the United States). Among other things, the school offers internships at universities and companies through its Centers of Excellence program.


Grades: 9–12, PG
Teacher-student ratio: 1:7
Year of foundation: 1926
Number of students: 300
Type of campus: rural
Summer School: yes
Lenght of stay: trimester and more

About campus

Campus Marianapolis is located less than 1 hour from the ocean and beaches, and just 90 minutes to 2 hours from mountains and skiing. It offers state of the art science labs, an Engineering and Innovation Lab with laser cutters, wood cutters, 3D printers and more. A Black Box Theater for theater and musical performances, turf track and field, library academic resource center, photography lab , 2 computer labs, 8 residential houses and halls (dorms), athletic complex (includes gym, dance studio, wrestling room, fitness and weight room), tennis courts and pavilion, chapel, and 200 acres of beautiful campus space.

Interesting facts

Graduates have been accepted to these universities

Berklee College of Music

University of Pennsylvania

Georgetown University

University of Michigan