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Admissions FAQ

1.  What is the school size and class size?

We are a small school with maximum 15 students per class.  

2.  What is the student/teacher ratio?

The student/teacher ratio is 9:1.

3.  Where will graduates attend high school?

Covenant Prep prepares young men for admittance into private, public, and technical schools.  Our graduates receive acceptance from local private day schools, boarding schools, while others choose to attend local magnet or charter schools.

4.  What activities do you offer?

Covenant Prep offers several activities for our scholars to participate in.  

  • Competitive Sports (Soccer and Basketball)

  • Intramural Sports & Activities (Ice Hockey, Rowing, Golf and Theater)

  • Clubs (Book, Student Council, Chess, Art, Games and Puzzles, Yearbook, and a host of others!)

5.  How do students get to Covenant Prep?

Hartford families outside of a 2 mile radius of Covenant Prep are eligible for school-provided morning transportation. Students and families who do not qualify are responsible for their own morning transportation and ALL families are responsible for arranging their own evening transportation. 

6.  What grades are you accepting applications?

We are accepting applications for students entering grades 5, 6 and 7.

7.  Who is a successful Covenant Preparatory School candidate?

A successful candidate will be a young man who possesses a strong desire to engage in an academically rigorous environment and a strong academic record.  He will demonstrate strong character and integrity, accept the challenge of taking on leadership opportunities and commit to being a positive and productive contributor not only to the school community, but to the greater community in which he lives.


8.  Is Covenant Prep a Catholic school?

Covenant Prep is value-based. Students come from a variety of faith and non-faith backgrounds. Covenant also provides a strong learning environment that strengthens academic success and develops our students' social and relationship skills.

9.  How do I apply to Covenant Prep?

In order to attend Covenant, you must complete an inquiry form and the online application form.  If you are unable to complete these forms online, you may request an application by calling Kela Perkins (860) 547-0289 x177 or email In addition to filling out the application forms, your son is required to take an entrance exam, participate in a shadow day, and an interview must be scheduled. 

10.  Are entrance exams required for admissions?

All applicants are required to take a standardized MAP Test to be considered for admission. The applicant will take the MAP Test when they are here for their day visit.   


11.  Is financial aid available?

Covenant Prep is tuition-free, however, we do require a $200 Technology & Activity Fee.


12.  When will I know if my son has been accepted to Covenant Prep?

Admission notifications will be sent on a rolling basis. 

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