Marin Academy

1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-0949
Tel: (415)453-4550
Grades: 9 - 12 | 407 students
Marin Academy asks every individual to think, to question and to create.
Our mission invites reflection and demands action, creating a vibrancy that captures your attention and imagination. Both in the classroom and outside of it, students strive to make a difference and put their education to work in the world.
A great school's power and promise comes from its ability to transform students.
At MA, we ask students to participate in their own transformation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 407 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Marin Academy Student 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
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,

School Notes:

Marin Academy is a co-educational high school committed to scholarship and personal development. We see the high school years as a critically important time when students are discovering who they are, what they value, what they enjoy, and where they are headed. We want our students to develop the skills and knowledge that will serve them well now and in the future.

At Marin Academy, we are committed to experiential education. We provide our students with a solid foundation in traditional academic subjects in a college-preparatory program, and we believe healthy, challenging experiences both inside and outside the classroom are essential for taking adolescents to and beyond intellectual and theoretical knowledge. Throughout, we promote critical thinking — informed, independent, collaborative and creative — as the hallmark of the Marin Academy experience. We expect participation and reflection to be active, inspired and sustained.

Profile last updated: 07/31/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Anova Center For Education San Rafael (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Real School Llc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Preschool & Kindergarten (0.8 miles away)
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 219 students
    0.4 miles
    1100 5th Ave
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415)454-4455
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  • San Rafael
    Trinity Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    0.8 miles
    333 Woodland Ave
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415)453-4526
    0.8PK-K
    120
  • San Rafael
    Grades: 1-12 | 39 students
    1 miles
    150 Lovell Ave
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415)485-1076
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    39
  • San Rafael
    Grades: KG | 4 students
    1.4 miles
    159 Merrydale Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415)472-4777
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