Marin Academy

Educational leader in the Bay Area with 445 students in grades 9-12
All gender; Student to faculty ratio is 8:1; the average class size is 15
Students come from over 90 middle schools & over 50 different zip codes around the Bay Area
Follows a six-day rotating block schedule of 75-minute classes
The curriculum offers 135 different course titles  Students of color comprise about 35% of the student body
Nearly a quarter of students receive tuition assistance, nearly $4.5 million

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $58,730
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Marin Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
440 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Marin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size
15 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Assistance awards range from 100%-10%
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions Director
Diane Boodrookas
Admissions Associate
Teyana Irving

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
58 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Animal Welfare Club, Asian Student Organization, Best Buddies, Black Student Union, Book Discussion Club, Chess Club, Climate Tech Club, Community Action Club, Council on Sustainabiltiy, Craft Club, Crossroads Tutoring, Cryptocurrency Club, D&D Club, Design Lab Club, Dignity Moves Club, Echoes Literary Magazine, Fashion Club, Film Club, Financial Aid Affinity Club, Frisbee Club, Garden Club, Gender Queer Affinity Group, Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club, Geogusser, Global Role of Women (GROW), Jewish Student Organization, Latin Student Union, Learning Profiles Affinity, Marine Biology Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Middle Eastern Student Organization, Mixed Ethnicities Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Mountain Bike Club, Music Creation Club, One Love (on Healthy Relationships) Club, Outdoor Leadership Club, PICKLEBALL CLUB, Poker Statistics Club, Queer Affinity, Queer BIPOC Affinity Group, Rethinking Whiteness, Rock Climbing Club, Skate Club, Spikeball club, Spirit Club, Sports Analysis Club, Stress Management Through Art Club, Surf Club, Surfrider Club, The 1600 (Student Newspaper), The Leek (Satirical School Newspaper), Women in STEM, Women in STEM Club, Women of Color (WOC) Club, Yearbook Club, Young Brothers (for men of color)

School Notes

  • A forward-looking school, Marin Academy students develop the tools, as well as the critical and creative thinking necessary to chart their course and make an impact in the world. Marin Academy is not only a school on the cutting edge of what's best in education: it is a highly engaging and joyful place to learn. The MA formula for a joyful high school experience blends intellectualism, creativity, and compassion in a learning community that encourages many voices. MA students are empowered to reflect on problems from multiple perspectives, to analyze, and apply their knowledge until solutions are in view.
  • There is not one type of "MA kid" - and that's by design. MA students are intellectuals, activists, artists, athletes, and leaders - often at the same time. MA is comprised of students from a wide array of lived experiences, skills, and passions who reflect the multifaceted fabric of the Bay Area. As diverse as they are, our students have one big thing in common: they are serious about learning, leaders inside and outside of the classroom, and are already on a path towards compassionate and responsible citizenship. MA graduates stand out as passionate students who genuinely enjoy the process of learning and sharing what they know to make an impact beyond themselves.
  • 445 students in grades 9-12
  • All gender
  • Students come from over 90 middle schools and over 50 different zip codes around the Bay Area
  • Student to faculty ratio is 8:1; the average class size is 15
  • MA follows a six-day rotating block schedule of 75-minute classes
  • The curriculum offers 135 different course titles
  • Students of color comprise about 35% of the student body
  • Nearly a quarter of students receive tuition assistance, nearly $4.5 million
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Marin Academy cost?
Marin Academy's tuition is approximately $58,730 for private students.
What sports does Marin Academy offer?
Marin Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Water Polo. Marin Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
What is Marin Academy's ranking?
Marin Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Marin Academy?
The application deadline for Marin Academy is Jan. 9.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $58,730
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Marin County, CA is $25,721 for elementary schools and $29,572 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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