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 16%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Marin Primary & Middle School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17
% on Financial Aid 18%
Admissions Director Donna Fanfelle

Sports

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

Nearby 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 Greenwood School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LarkspurSt Patrick School
      (Roman Catholic)
    120 King St
    LarkspurCA 94939
    (415)924-0501
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 245 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Mill ValleyRing Mountain School
    70 Lomita Dr
    Mill ValleyCA 94941
    (415)381-8183
    1.6 mi | 99 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • GreenbraeMarin Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    675 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
    GreenbraeCA 94904
    (415)464-3860
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 713 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mill ValleyGreenwood School
    Special Program Emphasis
    17 Buena Vista Ave
    Mill ValleyCA 94941
    (415)388-0495
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.7 mi | 125 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Corte MaderaCorte Madera Montessori
    Montessori School
    50 El Camino Dr Ste 10
    Corte MaderaCA 94925
    (415)927-0919
    Montessori School
    1.7 mi | 47 students | Gr. PK-K                      

School Reviews

Recommended
3 months ago
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
Recommended
1 year ago
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

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