Marin Waldorf School

755 Idylberry Rd,
San Rafael, CA, 94903-0949
Tel: (415)479-8190
Grades: K - 9 | 231 students
At Marin Waldorf School, we celebrate academic excellence, cultivate artistic expression, and help our students develop life-long practical skills.
We do this by stimulating their love of learning, channeling their idealism, and depending thier sense of social responsibility.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 231 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Marin Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,000
Tuition Notes Pre sch. 2/3/5 day. $3,700/$5,500/$9,250. Kind. $12,965. Grades 1-5 $14,965, Grades 6-8 $15,965.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Admissions Director Nick Broad
Admissions Associate Lori Richloff

School Notes:

  • We are a small school, so our students receive a great deal of individual attention whether they are in pre-school or on thier way to high school. Class Teachers coordinate class activities, monitor the students' academic and personal progress, and serve as liasons between school and home. Faculty members work closely with students to help them learn discipline and responsibility as well as teaching them to work independently. The social life of our school is lively and warm, and students thrive in a caring commuity of teachers and peers. Our graduates go on to the finest independent and public high schools and the nation's top colleges.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Star Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Girotondo Italian Preschool & Kindergarten (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Domenico School (1.7 miles away)
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  • San Rafael Girotondo Italian Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1055 Las Ovejas Ave
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)681-4079
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  K
  • San Rafael
    Montessori De Terra Linda
    Montessori School
    610 Del Ganado Road
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)479-7373
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • San Rafael
    Star Academy    
    Special Education School
    4470 Redwood Hwy Ste 101
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)456-8727
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • San Rafael
    GATE Academy    
    Special Program Emphasis
    1 Saint Vincent Drive
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)491-4700
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.3  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Rafael
    Saint Mark's School
    39 Trellis Drive
    San Rafael , CA , 94903
    (415)472-8007
    1.4  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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