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A learning environment that reflects your interests, your talents, and your individual style. Imagine a supportive community of students and teachers where you'll tackle exciting challenges and discover passions that will change your life.


Special Programs

There are many things that make Marvelwood a unique and engaging academic environment, including experiential learning. Active, hands-on involvement in education translates to better focus, more effective retention, a stronger desire to master concepts, and an appreciation for how their work in school applies to the real world. Our Special Programs are what truly set us apart from other schools.

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As part of our weekly Community Service Program, students work each Wednesday morning at local nursery schools.

Film Studies

Student filmmakers work on all kinds of projects, including documentaries, comedies, and film noir. The Marvelwood Film Studies productions continue to win awards for excellence and creativity.


Students set up and monitor purple martin houses as part of the Ornithology Program.


Marvelwood Students swimming in the Chagres River with children from an Embera village on a recent trip to Panama.


Round Square International is a worldwide network of 160 innovative schools in 40 countries across five continents. These schools, including Marvelwood, share a holistic approach to learning built around six principles known as the Pillars of Round Square.

2017-2018 Off Campus Trips