The Branson School

Tel: (415)454-3612
Grades: 9-12 | 330 students
The Branson School inspires excellence in a nurturing, vibrant educational community based on personal and intellectual integrity.
At the heart of Branson is the trusting, dynamic relationship between dedicated teachers and students.
Through the vitality, breadth, and rigor of its programs, Branson encourages students to think critically, communicate clearly, develop their individual talents and interests, and pursue a lifelong passion for learning.
Branson believes that diversity of people and thought enriches us all and promotes responsible leadership in the global community.
We are a caring and supportive community that helps students fully realize their potential.
We exercise young people's minds and bodies; nurture their creativity, capacity for compassion, and sense of humor; and help them build an awareness of their responsibilities to their communities and the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Branson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Hill School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Anselm School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Preschool & Kindergarten (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Anselmo
    St Anselm School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 263 students
    0.6 miles
    40 Belle Ave
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • San Anselmo
    St. Anselm School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 270 students
    0.6 miles
    40 Belle Avenue
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • San Anselmo
    Grades: 2-9 | 13 students
    1.4 miles
    300 Sunny Hills Dr
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • San Anselmo
    Oak Hill School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 39 students
    1.5 miles
    300 Sunny Hills Dr Bldg 6
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • Greenbrae
    Grades: 9-12 | 713 students
    1.7 miles
    675 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
    Greenbrae, CA 94904

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