Marin Schools

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Abbey Montessori

Abbey Montessori is dedicated in serving the Marin community by offering the optimum childcare for children ranging from ages 6 weeks to 6 years old

Archie Williams High School

Archie Williams High School is a Gold Ribbon School located in San Anselmo, serving San Anselmo, Fairfax and the San Geronimo Valley.

Bacich Elementary School

Elementary school located in Kentfield.

Bahia Vista Elementary School

Serving grades K-5 in San Rafael.

Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy

Elementary school located in Sausalito.

Bel Aire School

Serving grades 3-5 in Tiburon.

Bodega Bay School

Grades K-5. Bodega Bay Elementary School uses a comprehensive literacy plan and the wealth of local resources for core subject study.

Bolinas-Stinson Union School District

An elementary district serving the West Marin community of Bolinas ... one school, Bolinas-Stinson School, for kindergarten through 8th grade.

Brandeis Marin

An independent, co-educational Jewish day school that serves K-8 students and their families in San Rafael. Our community reflects the diversity of the Marin Jewish communal fabric as well as the varied religious, cultural and socio-economic tapestry of the world around us. Everyone is welcome here.

Branson School

Academically rigorous coeducational day school grades 9-12.

Brookside Elementary School

Serving grades K-5 in San Anselmo.

Coleman Elementary School

Serving grades K-5 in San Rafael.

College of Marin

Operates two campuses and a marine laboratory as one of the 108 college, 1.3 million student California Community College System.

Davidson Middle School

Serving 6 - 8 grade students is located in the central section of San Rafael. Students attending Bahia Vista, Coleman, Glenwood, Laurel Dell, San Pedro and Sun Valley Elementary Schools attend Davidson.

Del Mar Middle School

Serving grades 6-8 in Tiburon.

Dominican University of California

With an enrollment of 2,100 men and women, Dominican University offers a wide variety of academic programs in the areas of undergraduate, graduate, and extended education.

Edna Maguire Elementary School

Serving grades K-5 in Mill Valley.

Estuary and Ocean Science Center

The Estuary & Ocean Science Center (EOS Center) supports scientific study of the sea, enhances public engagement with marine science and develops solutions to the environmental problems confronting coastal communities.

Gate Academy

A private, non-profit organization dedicated to the development of academically gifted children.

Glenwood Elementary School

Serving grades K-5. Glenwood School, located east of Central San Rafael, serves the area from Bayside Acres east to Peacock Gap.

Golden Gate Academy

Golden Gate Academy is a Christian preschool that provides excellent preschool education in a warm, nurturing, fun environment.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School

K-7th and Preschool. A Novato tradition of academic excellence in a nurturing Christian environment for elementary and preschool children.

Greenwood School

Greenwood School offers a rich experiential and academic curriculum from early childhood through eighth grade. Our program cultivates imagination, love of nature, and the spirit of inquiry.

Hall Middle School

An award-winning public school for fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth graders in the Larkspur School District.

Hamilton School

Grades K-8. Hamilton School provides a supportive learning environment devoted to the academic excellence and social-emotional and physical growth of all students.

Headlands Preparatory School

Headlands Preparatory School, formerly known as Tilden Preparatory School Marin, is a WASC-accredited, private middle and high school (Grades 6-12) based in Sausalito.

Hidden Valley Elementary School

We recognize that it takes a whole village to raise a child. The unique contribution of each member of the village is integral and important to the success of our school.

Hill Education Center

The Hill Education Campus is home to a variety of unique programs which serve the diverse needs of the Novato Community and School District.

Kent Middle School

The Bolinas Campus is located at 125 Olema-Bolinas Road in Bolinas.

Kent Middle School

Grades 5-8. Kent Middle School is situated near the business center of Kentfield and across from the College of Marin campus.

Kentfield School District

Serves the Central Marin Communities of Greenbrae and Kentfield; includes two schools: Anthony G. Bacich Elementary School (K - 4) and Adaline E. Kent Middle School (5 - 8).

Lagunitas Middle School

Serving grades 6-8 located in the beautiful San Geronimo Valley of Marin County.

Lagunitas Montessori

Serving grades K-6, the goal of the Lagunitas Public Montessori Program is to create students who are genuinely excited about learning. Montessori philosophy utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to academics.

Larkspur - Corte Madera School District

Serves the communities of Larkspur and Corte Madera and has two schools: Neil Cummins Elementary School, for kindergarten through 5th grade students, and Henry Hall Middle School for grades 6-8.

Laurel Dell Elementary School

Serving grades K-5 in San Rafael.

Loma Verde Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: We’re building a future for all children.

Lu Sutton Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: To develop sensitive, creative thinkers, and responsible citizens for a changing world.

Lucas Valley Elementary School

Lucas Valley School is located in San Rafael

Lycee Francais de San Francisco

Lycee Francais de San Francisco has been a leader in multilingual education and is today the only Bay Area school offering a truly multilingual, multicultural education that successfully leads students to the French Bac and its international option.

Lynwood Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: Bringing out the best in ourselves and others.

Madrone High School

Madrone Continuation High School provides alternative secondary education for students who desire individualized instruction and skills essential for lifelong learning. Grades 10 thru 12.

Manor Elementary School

Marin’s first Expeditionary Learning School! Built on a foundation of academic rigor, character development, and twenty-first century learning, EL helps school come alive for students by creating stimulating, hands-on, project-based learning environments both in and outside the classroom.

Marin Academy

An independent, coeducational, college preparatory school, is located in San Rafael, California, twelve miles north of San Francisco.

Marin Catholic High School

A college preparatory school serving young men and women in the Roman Catholic tradition.

Marin Christian Academy

MCA is in its 30th year of serving families in Marin County as a premier preschool through eighth grade academy. We have small class sizes, music, computer, and business programs that stimulate the creative side of our students. Call us for a tour and experience our learning environment.

Marin Country Day School

Our students gain the knowledge, skills and character necessary to step up and lead effective and fulfilling lives as engaged global citizens in a complex multicultural and interdependent world.

Marin County Office of Education

An alliance of schools, agencies, and the Marin Community Foundation to provide support services for students who are having academic and/or behavioral difficulties in school.

Marin Day Schools

Marin Day Schools, a nonprofit child care organization governed by a board of directors, serves children ages 6 weeks through 10 years at campuses throughout the Bay Area.

Marin Horizon School

An independent, coeducational day school for pre-school children and students in grades K - 8.

Marin Montessori School.

Serving preschool thru grade 9

Marin Oaks

The mission of Marin Oaks is to provide a personalized learning environment that fosters a collaborative culture, focusing on credit recovery and academics to help build the bridge to post-secondary education.

Marin Primary & Middle School

Treasuring childhood learning for life serving preschool thru grade 8

Marin Regional Occupational Program

Offers career classes for anyone 16 years old or older in the county. These classes are intended for anyone seeking a new career, a career focus, or upgrading

Marin School of the Arts

Marin School of the Arts is a free, regional public school, (grades 9-12) that offers all academics plus in depth study in Musical Theater, Theater Arts, Visual Arts, Digital Arts, Photography, Instrumental (Concert, Jazz, Chamber and Rock) and Vocal Music, Creative Writing, Dance and Video/Film.

Marin Waldorf School

A pre-K through 8 program that integrates the arts with academics to promote the development of the whole child, an extraordinary education!

Mark Day School

An independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, elementary school for students in grades kindergarten through eight.

Mary Silveira Elementary

Mary E. Silveira School, situated in San Rafael's Marinwood area, serves Kindergarten - Grade 5.

Merrytimes Kinderhaus Preschool/Daycare

This is a Montessori-based school for 18 months - 6yrs.
Hours: 6:30am-6:30pm. *Kindergarten Readiness *Arts&Crafts *Circle Time *Dance *Music *Outdoor Play *Science *Snack time *A very loving staff.

Mill Valley Middle School

Grades 6, 7, 8. Located adjacent to the Bay

Mill Valley Nursery School

An in-home preschool program designed to encourage a child's imagination and curiosity to inspire a lifelong love of learning.

Miller Creek Middle School

Grades 6 to 8. Selected as a California Distinguished School, situated in the Lucas Valley area of San Rafael.

Miller Creek School District

Serving the northern San Rafael communities of Terra Linda, Marinwood, Lucas Valley, and a portion of Contempo Marin ...includes three elementary schools and Miller Creek Middle school (formerly Dixie School District).

Montessori de Terra Linda (MDTL)

Montessori de Terra Linda (MdTL) is a diverse community of teachers, parents and children working together for the education of the child. We serve children ages 2-12.

Mount Tamalpais School

A coeducational day school enrolling children in Kindergarten through Grade 8.

Neil Cummins Elementary School

Serving kindergarten through fifth graders.

Nicasio School

Grades K-8. Nicasio School is the largest of the four rural one room school districts in Marin County.

Noah's Ark Preschool

Noah's Ark Preschool is dedicated to providing families in our community with a quality preschool and daycare program for ages 2-5. Noah's Ark is a premier academic preschool serving Marin County for over 30 years. Please call us to schedule a tour and meet our loving staff.

North Bay Christian Academy

Affordable K-12 education within a caring, diverse Christian community committed to academic and spiritual development.

North Bridge Academy

North Bridge Academy empowers and equips students with dyslexia to embrace their strengths, realize their potential and fulfill their aspirations. Located in Mill Valley serving grades 2-8.

Nova Independent Study

NOVA Education Center, an independent study program, is located at the Hill Middle School site on 6.2 acres and shares facilities with Hill Middle School.

Novato Charter School

Novato Charter School is a community dedicated to using educational methods guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf℠ Education.

Novato High School

NHS will promote a passion for learning that inspires critical thinking, communication, creativity, collaboration, cultural competency and character.

Novato Parents Nursery School

The NPNS is a parent participation cooperative preschool with a child-centered, play-based program for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

Oak Hill School

Serving students ages 6-22 with autism and other developmental differences. Through strong therapeutic relationships, we sensitively observe and adapt individualized academic and behavioral instruction with UCSF oversight. Students thrive in our 3 students to 1 teacher ratio.

Old Mill School

Grades K-5. This modern facility incorporates computer technology and internet access in all of its classrooms and the library/media center.

Olive Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: Providing a positive and safe school environment is crucial to students’ success.

Open Classroom

Serving grades K-6, the Lagunitas Open Classroom has been thriving since 1972.

Oracle Independent Study

Provides an alternative to those students whose educational needs cannot be met through traditional programs; success for kids who have not succeeded is the purpose of this program.

Our Lady of Loretto School

K thru 8. Our Lady of Loretto School celebrates over 40 years of Catholic education to the Community of Novato.

Papermill Creek Childrens Corner

Offers the only full-time, licensed school readiness/child-care program in Coastal Marin.

Park School

Grades K-5. Located in the geographic center of Mill Valley across from Boyle Park and the municipal tennis court.

Penina Maier Jewish School

Penina Maier Jewish School welcomes children (toddlers through B'nai Mitzvah) and their families for a culturally enriched program of Jewish education and celebration, including music and movement for toddlers.

Phoenix Academy Charter School

Phoenix Academy Charter School is a small and personalized school and operates in tandem with Marin’s Community School. Our staff builds on our students’ assets and validates and affirms each student’s identity.

Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: Every child can reach excellence.

Rancho Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: Bringing out the best in ourselves and others.

Redwood High School

As one of northern California’s top academic high schools, Redwood offers an outstanding college preparatory curriculum which includes Honors and Advanced Placement classes, as well as the opportunity for individual study and research

Reed Elementary School

Grades K-2. Reed School offers a nurturing climate for the primary age student.

Ring Mountain Day School

Ring Mountain Day School is an independent, coeducational preschool and elementary/middle school for students two years old through eighth grade.

Ross Cottage Nursery School

RCNS provides an exceptional nursery school / preschool / day care program for your child in a nurturing, peaceful environment where all care-giving is done with kindness and acceptance by a qualified staff.

Ross School

400 children attend Ross School in grades kindergarten through eighth. A strong tradition of parent and community support enhances the program.

Saint Hilary School

Our graduates are educated to recognize the need to pursue lifelong learning and seek to acquire adult perspectives of Catholic principles and values so that they can become contributing members of family, parish, civic community and society.

Saint Isabella School

Committed to providing an education that challenges students to live out the Catholic faith in service to the parish and wider community.

Saint Raphael Preschool

"Angels" and "Saints" (PreKindergarten) classrooms for fully (or 'almost' fully) toilet trained children 2.9 years old through kindergarten; we offer two, three or five day Preschool / PreKindergarten programs with Extended Care available

Saint Raphael School

Saint Raphael School, established in 1889, serves a diverse population of students Kindergarten through Eighth Grades. Preschool available on site (see: Saint Raphael Preschool).

San Andreas High School

San Andreas High School is the Tamalpais Union High School District's continuation/alternative education high school.

San Anselmo Cooperative Nursery School

The San Anselmo Co-op is a warm and loving parent participation preschool for children ages 2 years 9 months through five years old.

San Anselmo Montessori School

San Anselmo Montessori School offers a traditional Montessori preschool and kindergarten program for children ages 3-6 years, in a stable, nurturing setting.

San Domenico School

Independent, co-ed, K-12 college preparatory school, with boarding option for high school students. Exceptional education and a sense of purpose inspired by core values of study, reflection, community, and service.

San Francisco Theological Seminary

San Francisco Theological Seminary, now the signature school of the University of Redlands Graduate School of Theology and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

San Jose Intermediate School

Grades 6-8. Mission: All children can learn....and with our help they will.

San Marin High School

Grades 9-12. Mission: Maintain a positive learning environment.

San Pedro School

Grades K-5. San Pedro School is located east of downtown San Rafael. It serves the communities east of Highway 101 and the area south of the San Rafael Canal.

San Rafael High School

Grades 9-12. San Rafael High School is a 110-year-old institution occupying 33 acres in central San Rafael.

San Ramon Elementary School

Grades K-5. Mission: Children, parents, and staff work cooperatively at San Ramon in a safe and caring environment where all children can learn, be successful and prepare themselves to live in, and contribute to, a changing world.


Shoreline Acres Preschool & Child Care

Non-profit parent co-operative preschool and child care center serving children 2.9 to 6 years old, located on the Tomales Elementary School campus.

Shoreline Unified School District

Serving the West Marin communities along Bodega Bay and Tomales Bay and includes four elementary schools, a high school, an independent study school and a continuation high school

Sinaloa Middle School

Located in Novato, the school is a supportive community where students are challenged to acquire the knowledge and skills to live as responsible individuals in a world of change.

St. Anselm School

Since its founding in 1924, St. Anselm School has enjoyed a long tradition of providing high-quality Catholic education to elementary school children in Marin County, California.

St. Patrick's School

K thru 8th grade.The mission of St. Patrick School is to instill in our students a love and respect for our Catholic traditions, a strong academic foundation, and a reverence for themselves, others and the world around them.

St. Vincent's School for Boys

St. Vincent’s School for Boys is one of the oldest institutions west of the Mississippi dedicated exclusively to therapeutic and compassionate care of traumatized boys. St. Vincent’s is a 52-bed licensed Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP)

Star Academy

Star Academy provides a comprehensive curriculum for students with learning differences. We are a private, non-profit school that is a recognized leader in the Bay Area in education of students with learning differences.

Stinson Campus

The Stinson Campus is located at 3805 Shoreline Highway 1 in Stinson Beach.

Strawberry Point School

Elementary School, grade k through 5.

Sun Valley School

Grades K-5. Sun Valley School is located at the western end of San Rafael adjacent to rolling hills and acres of open space. The school serves the western portion of San Rafael including the Gerstle Park and Spring Grove areas.

Tam Valley School

Grades K-5. Located at the edge of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which provides a natural setting for environmental studies by classroom teachers and students.

Tamalpais High School

Grades 9-12. Tamalpais High School, founded in 1908, is the oldest school in the Tamalpais Union High School District.

Tamiscal High School.

Alternative independent study secondary school providing opportunities for students to complete high school courses through self-directed study.

Terra Linda High School

High School located in San Rafael.

Terra Marin School

Terra Marin School educates, nurtures, and inspires students of diverse backgrounds to achieve their highest academic and creative potential, to embrace ethical values, and to become active contributors to their communities.

The Cove School

Serving TK through fifth graders.

The Helix School

The Helix School nurtures the capabilities of children with autism and autism-like developmental challenges in a dynamic, relationship-based, interdisciplinary educational setting.

The Marin School

The Marin School's mission is to provide a collaborative learning community that inspires confidence, creativity, integrity, and academic excellence through a deep belief in each student’s potential.

The Mountain School

At the Mountain School, our experienced Waldorf-certified teachers create a preschool environment that fosters self-reliance and engages your child’s imagination through a daily rhythm of activities in the classroom.

The New Village School

The New Village School is located in Sausalito and provides an education that creates opportunities for children to develop the skills necessary to live fully in our profoundly changing world.

Tomales Elementary School

Grades K-8. Bilingual education, literacy technology, and assessment are the focus of curriculum development at Tomales Elementary School.

Tomales High School

Grades 9-12. Curriculum improvement is an ongoing part of the daily academic program at Tomales High School.

Tree Sprites Preschool

A Waldorf-inspired preschool serving 6 children aged 2.9 to 5 years in our peaceful homelike setting fostering imagination, creativity and play

Trinity Preschool

It is Trinity's purpose to provide a joyful, loving, and stimulating, environment in which young children can discover, create and grow as children while developing strong Christian values under the guidance and care of a dedicated staff.

Twin Cities Community Preschool

A parent participation preschool that enrolls 30 children ranging in ages from 2 years, 9 months to 5 years old. Our mission is to provide an environment in which play and exploration engage and excite children and prepare them for life-long learning.

University of Play

An inclusive preschool where children learn by doing. UOP's enriching environment is stimulating and encourages each child to experience active play and free expression.

Vallecito Elementary School

Serves Kindergarten - Grade 5. Located in the Terra Linda area of San Rafael.

Venetia Valley K - 8 School

Grades K-8. Serves the communities of Los Ranchitos and Santa Venetia. It is located in northeast San Rafael near the Marin County Civic Center

Wade Thomas Elementary School

Grades K-5. A 1996-97 California Distinguished School recipient, is located in one of San Anselmo's oldest residential neighborhoods and is built on the site of the very first school in San Anselmo.

Walker Creek Ranch

An outdoor science school and retreat/conference center in Western Marin owned and operated by the Marin County Office of Education.

West Marin - Inverness School

Grades K-8. Reading, language arts, English as a Second Language, and physical education are the focus of curriculum improvement at West Marin Elementary School.

White Hill Middle School

This is the only middle school for the Ross Valley School District and it houses 615 students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Willow Creek Academy

Willow Creek Academy is a K-8 public charter school formed to serve scholastically and socially prepared K-8 students who show the ability and promise of succeeding in an academically challenging setting.

Women Helping All People

WHAP Scholastic Academy's mission is to develop our children's young minds so that they may become successful scholars, who display a strong sense of self-worth, purpose and community responsibility.

Young Imaginations

Young Imaginations provides multicultural music and dance classes for over 3,000 children in urban, suburban and rural schools in the Bay Area and Northern California.

Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts’ provide students with experiences and instruction in the visual and performing arts, and enriches the community with cultural events. Programs include:
Arts Unite Us - with at risk and special needs students.
Travel the World - music, dance, theater, visual and media arts from around the globe.