Top 3 Best San Rafael Private Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 private elementary schools serving 1,542 students in San Rafael, CA.
The best top ranked private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA include Brandeis Marin, Mark Day School and St. Raphael School.
The average acceptance rate is 75%, which is lower than the California private elementary school average acceptance rate of 85%.
30% of private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked San Rafael Private Elementary Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Brandeis Marin
Brandeis Marin Photo - Brandeis Marin students worked in the design lab to build and decorate this Friendship bench.
(Jewish)
180 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-1833
Grades: K-8
| 136 students
Fusion Academy Marin
Fusion Academy Marin Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
1600 Los Gamos Drive Lobby D, Suite 380
San Rafael, CA 94903
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 58 students
GATE Academy
GATE Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
1 Saint Vincent Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 491-4700
Grades: PK-8
| 58 students
Mark Day School
Mark Day School Photo
(5)
39 Trellis Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-8000
Grades: K-8
| 386 students
St. Raphael School
(Catholic)
1100 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 454-4455
Grades: PK-8
| 226 students
Marin Waldorf School
Marin Waldorf School Photo
Waldorf School
755 Idylberry Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-8190
Grades: NS-8
| 225 students
Montessori De Terra Linda
Montessori De Terra Linda Photo - Two Lower Elementary (ages 6-9) students work together to explore the geometric solids.
Montessori School
(2)
610 Del Ganado Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-7373
Grades: NS-6
| 160 students
St. Isabella School
(Catholic)
(1)
1 Trinity Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-3727
Grades: K-8
| 234 students
Star Academy
Special Education School
4470 Redwood Hwy Ste 101
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 456-8727
Grades: 1-12
| 59 students
Winston Preparatory School- Marin County Campus
Winston Preparatory School- Marin County Campus Photo - Winston Prep Marin County Campus
Special Education School
1 Saint Vincents Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 993-5533
Grades: 4-12
| students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in San Rafael, California

San Rafael, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Caulbridge School (Closed 2024)
Special Program Emphasis
1 St Vincent Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 481-1243
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students
150 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 339-9336
Grades: 9-12
| 80 students
Real School (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
102 Eye St
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 383-7573
Grades: 7-8
| 4 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA?
The top ranked private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA include Brandeis Marin, Mark Day School and St. Raphael School.
How many private elementary schools are located in San Rafael, CA?
10 private elementary schools are located in San Rafael, CA.
How diverse are private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA?
San Rafael, CA private elementary schools are approximately 27% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 50%.
What percentage of private elementary schools are religiously affiliated in San Rafael, CA?
30% of private elementary schools in San Rafael, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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