The Marvelwood School

476 Skiff Mountain Rd, PO Box 3001, Kent, CT 06757

Marvelwood was founded by Robert A. Bodkin especially to help youngsters of average to above-average intelligence who have not lived up to academic potential in traditional school settings. The college preparatory curriculum is sensitive to the individual who needs a structured program in order to fully realize his or her potential. One-quarter of the student body participates in a tutorial program designed to improve reading, writing, organizational and study skills. An extensive interscholastic sports program and many outdoor activities are offered. Graduates attend many different colleges. In addition to a full range of competitive team sports, Marvelwood offers a year-round Wilderness Ways program that provides experiences in hiking, cross-country skiing, canoeing and mountain biking. All students participate in a weekly community service program.

  • Underachieving in School Focus
  • Learning Disability Focus

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory, Learning Differences, Underachiever
Grade RangeBoarding and Day — Coed Grades 9-PG
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address476 Skiff Mountain Rd, PO Box 3001, Kent, CT 06757
Toll-Free Telephone800-440-9107
Year Established1956
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorArthur F. Goodearl, Jr.
Applications DueFebruary
Total Enrollment160
Boarding Students146
Day Students14
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