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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.

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Admission Process

The Marvelwood School is currently accepting applications for students entering grades 9-PG. If you are interested in Marvelwood, we will do our best to accommodate you no matter the time of year.

We want to meet you and show you our School. Please request information and call or email to set up an appointment for an interview.

To be considered for admission to Marvelwood, please apply online. Dates and deadlines can be reviewed here. If you cannot apply online, contact the Office of Admission for a downloadable application.

All students applying for grades 9, 10 or 11 must take either the SSAT or PSAT. Applicants for grade 12 or for a post-graduate (PG) year must take the SAT as part of the admission process. SSAT, PSAT or SAT scores may be waived if other testing is submitted.

All students for whom English is not a first language are required to submit scores from the SSAT or the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

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School News

In Search of Bats!

Aiden Cherniske ‘23 is spending his summer working on a project through UConn's Natural Resources Conservation Academy to survey bats in the area and raise awareness about their importance to local communities. 

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Marvelwood is a proud member of Round Square, an association of over 180 schools on 5 continents which share a commitment to personal growth and responsibility through service, adventure, leadership, and international understanding.


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The Marvelwood School does not discriminate against students on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or disability. This policy applies to, but is not limited to, admission, financial aid, use of School facilities and participation in School activities.


Marvelwood’s policy and practice is to house transgender students in the dorm in which they feel most comfortable. Please direct concerns or questions to an administrator.