Marin Academy

1600 Mission Avenue,
San Rafael, CA, 94901-0949
Tel: (415)453-4550
Grades: 9 - 12 | 407 students
At Marin Academy, we seek to enroll students who demonstrate a love of learning and have the ability to pursue a challenging college preparatory curriculum that is balanced by participation in a broad array of activities outside the of the classroom.
Our students and faculty work together to create an environment in which every member of our community can take on the greatest possible challenges - and succeed at them.
At Marin Academy, high school is more than just a collection of credits, it's a composite of days - four full years of a fully lived life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 407 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Marin Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $36,080
Tuition Notes Add approximately $600-$900 per year for books and fees
% on Financial Aid 22%
Admissions Director Dan Babior
Admissions Associate Connie Goldsmith

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Hill School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Real School Llc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Domenico School (3.9 miles away)
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  • San Rafael Real School Llc
    (Nonsectarians)
    102 Eye St
    San Rafael , CA , 94901
    (415)383-7573
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • San Rafael
    St. Raphael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1100 5th Avenue
    San Rafael , CA , 94901
    (415)454-4455
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Rafael
    Trinity Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    333 Woodland Ave
    San Rafael , CA , 94901
    (415)453-4526
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.8  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • San Rafael
    Merry Times Preschool Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    159 Merrydale Road
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)472-4777
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • San Anselmo St. Anselm School
    (Roman Catholic)
    40 Belle Ave
    San Anselmo , CA , 94960
    (415)454-8667
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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