Marin Academy has long been recognized as a leader in rigorous experiential education.
We are known for innovative curricular and co-curricular programs that engage students in real-world topics and in learning by doing.Both in and out of the classroom, we encourage students to ask tough questions and initiate difficult conversations.
By pushing the boundaries of not only what, but also how to learn, an MA education empowers students as learners and leaders.
MA's unique educational approach inspires MA teachers and students to work side-by-side, immersing themselves deeply in their subjects while honing the ability to think critically and creatively.
And because many voices are welcomed and encouraged at MA, our students cultivate the tools they need to live their lives fully-and the inspiration to contribute as compassionate citizens to our world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $56,200
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12
  • 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.: 49%
Students by Grade
Marin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 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. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost
% 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

  • Marin Academy is a co-educational high school committed to scholarship and personal development. We see the high school years as a critically important time when students are discovering who they are, what they value, what they enjoy, and where they are headed. We want our students to develop the skills and knowledge that will serve them well now and in the future.
  • At Marin Academy, we are committed to experiential education. We provide our students with a solid foundation in traditional academic subjects in a college-preparatory program, and we believe healthy, challenging experiences both inside and outside the classroom are essential for taking adolescents to and beyond intellectual and theoretical knowledge. Throughout, we promote critical thinking - informed, independent, collaborative and creative - as the hallmark of the Marin Academy experience. We expect participation and reflection to be active, inspired and sustained.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Marin Academy cost?

Marin Academy's tuition is approximately $56,200 for private students.

What sports does Marin Academy offer?

Marin Academy offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, 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. 12.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $56,200
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12
  • Source: Verified school update

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