Marvelwood at a Glance

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AT-A-GLANCE

1956

DEMOGRAPHICS

YEAR FOUNDED

18%

28%

students receiving financial aid

4:1

student to faculty ratio

36 faculty & administrators

75%

RESIDENTIAL FACULTY

14

AVERAGE FACULTY TENURE

9 countries

represented

NYC

HARTFORD

OUR BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS IS LOCATED ATOP A MOUNTAIN AND IS CLOSE TO MAJOR CITIES

75

25

%

%

DAY STUDENTS

BOARDING STUDENTS

12

states represented

residential dorm faculty

average class size

8-12

18% US STUDENTS OF COLOR YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE...

KENT, CONNECTICUT BOSTON

$4M

endowment with $7M pledged

international students &

4

dorms on campus

ACCREDITATION: NEASC MEMBERSHIPS: CAIS, TABS, WCBS, NAIS, NEALS

Marvelwood is located amid the historical sites, renowned galleries, and arts venues of scenic Litchfield County. Our expansive 86-acre mountaintop campus affords sweeping westward views, breathtaking sunsets and starry skies.

HARTFORD, CONN. (55 MILES) BOSTON, MASS. (155 MILES) NEW YORK CITY (95 MILES)


LEADERSHIP

ATHLETICS OFFERINGS

EXTRACURRICULAR

OPPORTUNITIES Admission Tour Guides Student Ambassador Community Service Dorm Prefect Judicial Council Peer Mediation Peer Tutoring Round Square Student Activities Committee Student Government

FALL Cross country Equestrian (all terms) Outdoor Adventures* Soccer Volleyball

*Outdoor Adventures is a non-competitive program including camping, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and wilderness survival skills.

ACTIVITIES A cappella American Mathematics Competition Ceramics Chorus Connecticut Bird Atlas Connecticut Envirothon Cultural & Social Awareness (CASA) Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Student Board Dungeons & Dragons Jazz Band/Orchestra/Rock Band Gardening Marvelwood Film Festival Marvelwood Idol The Marvelwood Players Math Club Model United Nations National Econ Challenge Pop Culture Club Princess Tea/Make-A-Wish Fundraiser Prom Committee Pterodactyl Times (school newspaper) Round Square Social Media/Communications Video Explorations Yearbook

“THE PTERODACTYL SESSION”

EQUESTRIAN

MARVELWOOD-MOUNT SNOW ACADEMY PARTNERSHIP Marvelwood partners with Mount Snow Academy (MSA) in Vermont to offer a unique opportunity for student-athletes to cultivate their passion for skiing or snowboarding while maintaining a consistent academic program. Pterodactyl Session students spend the fall and spring terms at Marvelwood and the winter term at MSA, training and competing at their world-class facilities. MSA instructors follow the Marvelwood curriculum and maintain close communication with Marvelwood teachers. With access to elite coaching and a highly individualized learning environment that accommodates training and competition schedules, participants benefit from a program that is customized to them.

BROOK RUN FARM PARTNERSHIP Marvelwood partners with Brook Run Farm to offer horseback riding as an afternoon activity. The program is designed for the beginner to the most advanced rider in both English and Western disciplines with a focus on Hunter/Jumper, Reining, and Horse Management. Students are also given the opportunity to show at local and A-rated horse shows, as well as participate in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association. Students can either bring their own horses or ride one of Brook Run Farm’s seasoned competition horses.

WINTER Basketball Fitness training Recreational skiing/snowboarding Weight training Wrestling SPRING Baseball Gardening Lacrosse Outdoor Adventures* Softball Tennis Ultimate Frisbee

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES Animal Welfare Society Brook Run Farm Cold Stream Farm Children’s Center of New Milford China Blog Guiding Eyes Foundation Helping Hands for Kent Senior Citizens Kent Center School Kent Education & Nursery School Kent Early Learning Center Kent Land Trust Kent Memorial Library Kent Volunteer Fire Department Litchfield Center School The Little Guild Animal Shelter Marvelwood Activists Marvelwood Blueberry Orchard Marvelwood Garden & Growing Dome On-campus recycling Performing Arts Center/Stage Crew Team Pterodactyl Times School Newspaper Pond Mountain Natural Area Sharon Audubon Center Wildlife Conservation

.ORG 476 Skiff Mountain Road, Kent, Connecticut 06757

(860) 927-0047

A day and boarding school for grades 9-12 & PG.


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