GATE Academy

1 Saint Vincent Drive,
San Rafael, CA, 94903-0949
Tel: (415)491-4700
Grades: K - 8 | 42 students
Our mission is to cluster cognitively gifted students in small groups with their intellectual peers and provide them with an inquiry-based, accelerated, self-paced curriculum in a school environment that celebrates them for who they are. 

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Cognitive Giftedness
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade GATE Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,450
Tuition Notes Tuition is for193 days of instruction, staggered year-round, and includes aftercare from 3:15-5:00pm

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Timothy Murphy School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Timothy Murphy School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Domenico School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Rafael Timothy Murphy School
    All-boys | Special Education School
    1 Saint Vincents Dr
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)499-7616
    All-boys | Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • San Rafael
    Star Academy    
    Special Education School
    4470 Redwood Hwy Ste 101
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)456-8727
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • San Rafael
    St Isabella School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 6188
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)479-3727
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  248  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • San Rafael
    Marin Waldorf School
    Montessori School
    755 Idylberry Rd
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)479-8190
    Montessori School
    1.3  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • San Rafael
    Montessori De Terra Linda
    Montessori School
    610 Del Ganado Road
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)479-7373
    Montessori School
    1.8  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  NS-6

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