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The Marvelwood School:
Located in Kent, Connecticut (just 2 hours from New York City), The Marvelwood School is an accredited, college preparatory, private boarding school offering Grades 9 - 12.

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College Preparatory Boarding School Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

The following is a list of all course offerings at Marvelwood.
(Courses in which honors credit is available are indicated by an asterisk.)

- Prealgebra
- Principles of Algebra
- Algebra I
- Geometry
- Algebra II
- Applications of Algebra
- Trigonometry
- Precalculus
- AP Calculus AB
- AP Calculus BC
- AP Statistics
- Math Tutorial

- English 9 (Recent works studied include The Odyssey, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Honus & Me, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Animal Farm)
- English 10 (Recent works studied include Lord of the Flies, The Catcher in the Rye, Oliver Twist, Othello)
- English 11 (Recent works studied include The Great Gatsby, The Crucible, The Things They Carried, Cat's Cradle, A Work of staggering Genius, In the Lake of the Woods)
- English 12 (Recent works studied include Equus, Hamlet, The Elephant Man, The Metamorphosis, Legends of the Fall, A Lesson Before Dying, Henderson the Rain King, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction)

- Anatomy & Physiology
- Biology I: Cell and Human Biology
- Biology II: Evolutionary Theory and Organismal Biology
- Chemistry
- AP Chemistry
- Environmental Science
- Ethology
- Limnology & Vernal Pool Ecology
- Ornithology & Marine Biology
- Physics
- Psychology

Foreign Languages:
- French I, II and III
- Latin I and II
- Spanish I,II, III and IV

- Ancient World History
- Modern World History
- United States History
- AP United States History
- AP European History
- AP Microeconomics
- Religion
- Geography
- East Asian History
- Art History

- Advanced Studio Art
- Art History
- Beatles 101
- The Broadway Musical
- Building a Band
- Ceramics
- Creative Music Performance
- Creative Writing
- Digital Imaging
- Ethics (required for all 9th graders and new 10th graders)
- Filmmaking
- First Aid
- The History of Jazz & Rock ‘n Roll
- Introduction to Directing
- Jewelrymaking
- Mechanical Design
- Music Appreciation
- Photography
- Public Speaking (required for all 11th graders)
- Russian Language
- Songwriting
- Studio Art
- Theatre I: Introduction to Theatre
- Theatre II: Comedic Technique
- Women's Literature
- Yearbook

English Language Learners (ELL):
- ELL I (Courses for intermediate learners include Reading & Writing, Listening & Speaking, TOEFL Test Prep, and Biology)
- ELL II (Courses for high-intermediate learners include Reading, Academic Writing, Listening & Speaking, U.S. History, TOEFL Test Prep, and Biology)
- ELL III (Advanced ELL students may study Literature in the ELL department)Clubs & Student Activities;
- Cultural and Social Awareness Club
- Community Service
- Math Club
- SAT Prep classes
- Driver's Education classes
- Peer Mediation Program
- Student Government
- A Capella group
- Choir
- Scrabble Club
- Lectures & Workshops
- Prefect Program
- Student Filmmaking
- Drama
- Book Club
- Yoga
- School Newspaper
- Literary Magazine
- Tie-dying
- Barbecues
- Chinese New Year celebration
- Model United Nations
- Spirit Week
- International Fair
- Casino night
- Cinco de Mayo celebration
- Recycling
- Music lessons
- "Theme nights” in the dining hall
- Foreign Film Club
- Coffee Houses
- Bonfires
- Korean Thanksgiving celebration
- Debate Club
- Scrapbooking
- Student-Faculty basketball games
- Friday night dorm incentives
- Women of Marvelwood
- Instrumental Ensemble
- Trunk-or-Treating
- Snow sculpture contests
- Dance classes
- Student Health workshops
- Prom Committee
- Concerts and recitals
- Video game tournaments
- Dances
- Winter Carnival
- Magicians
- Hypnotists
- College application parties
- Girls' Night movies
- Shakesperience troupe

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Address: 476 Skiff Mountain Road, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut , USA
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