Marin Primary & Middle School

20 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA 94939-0949
Tel: (415)924-2608
Grades: NS-8 | 357 students
At Marin Primary & Middle School we make education meaningful, while encouraging pride in self, respect for others, and enthusiasm for learning.
We honor and enjoy children's natural curiosity, competence and exuberance.
Using teams of teachers and educational methods tailored to how children learn best, we connect with our students, build trusting relationships and make learning relevant, memorable and fun.
Asking not "how smart is the child" but "how is the child smart," we guide our students to see their full potential, and we equip them to pursue it with passion and purpose.
We value academic excellence, personal integrity and community action, and encourage our students to become informed, engaged and ethical global citizens.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 357 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Marin Primary & Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Donna Fanfelle


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Marin Catholic High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Patrick School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corte Madera Montessori (1.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Larkspur
    St Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 245 students
    0.4 miles
    120 King St
    Larkspur, CA 94939
  • Mill Valley
    Grades: K-8 | 100 students
    1.6 miles
    70 Lomita Dr Ste D
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Mill Valley
    Grades: KG-8 | 99 students
    1.6 miles
    70 Lomita Dr
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Corte Madera
    Corte Madera Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 47 students
    1.7 miles
    50 El Camino Dr Ste 10
    Corte Madera, CA 94925
  • Mill Valley
    Greenwood School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-8 | 140 students
    1.7 miles
    17 Buena Vista Ave
    Mill Valley, CA 94941

School Reviews

I like this school it is very fun and nice. I have a lot of friends. There is a bit to much construction right now.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
We are in our 3rd year at MP&MS and could not be happier. The school truly practices it''s mission statements of treasuring childhood and teaching to reach students. My kids are thriving and happy and they LOVE learning. The campus is beautiful and the teaching and learning is outstanding. We looked at other schools in the area and believe that MP&MS is a unique and special place. You feel it as soon as you walk in the door!
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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