Mount Tamalpais School

100 Harvard Ave,
Mill Valley, CA, 94941-0949
     Tel: (415)383-9434
Grades: K - 8 | 242 students
Mount Tamalpais School seeks to provide students with a solid academic foundation and to foster a genuine enthusiasm for learning.
Mount Tamalpais School is dedicated to the active pursuit of knowledge and to integrity, community service and fairness.
We want our students to embrace diversity, honoring the value of each individual's strengths, choices, feelings and ideas.
We strive to celebrate the human spirit by being responsible members of our families, our school community, and our world.
We are committed to a strong, interactive and multidisciplinary curriculum, designed to challenge and enlighten, and to faculty who serve as guides and role models for our students.
In addition, small-group instruction maximizes the inherent potential of each child and fosters respect for each student's interests and abilities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 242 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 92%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Mount Tamalpais School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Marin School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kumara School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Marin Horizon School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Mill ValleyKumara School
    Daycare / Preschool
    540 Marin Ave
    Mill ValleyCA94941
    (415)388-5437
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 15 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • Mill ValleyMarin Horizon School
    305 Montford Ave
    Mill ValleyCA94941
    (415)388-8408
    0.8 mi | 205 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Mill ValleyRainbow Montessori Of Marin
    Montessori School
    270 Miller Ave
    Mill ValleyCA94941
    (415)381-5666
    Montessori School
    0.9 mi | 5 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Mill ValleyRing Mountain School
    70 Lomita Dr
    Mill ValleyCA94941
    (415)381-8183
    1.5 mi | 99 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Mill ValleyGreenwood School
    Waldorf School
    17 Buena Vista Ave
    Mill ValleyCA94941
    (415)388-0495
    Waldorf School
    1.5 mi | 107 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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