Marin Academy

  • Marin Academy asks every individual to think, to question and to create.
  • Our mission invites reflection and demands action, creating a vibrancy that captures your attention and imagination. Both in the classroom and outside of it, students strive to make a difference and put their education to work in the world.
  • A great school's power and promise comes from its ability to transform students.
  • At MA, we ask students to participate in their own transformation..

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Students440 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeMarin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost$45,755
Tuition NotesAdd approximately $600-$900 per year for books and fees
% on Financial Aid
24%
Admissions DirectorTrent Nutting
Admissions AssociateDiane Boodrookas

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

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.

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  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    13.9 miles
    2901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)409-3739
    13.9 9-12
    280
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 378 students
    15 miles
    1563 Page St
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415)626-2919
    15 9-12
    378
  • San Rafael
    The Marin School
    The Marin School Photo - The Marin School's curriculum is designed to provide a challenging academic experience for each student. All classes provide space for collaboration and creative thinking.
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
    1.6 miles
    150 N. San Pedro Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415)339-9336
    1.6 9-12
    100
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 374 students
    13 miles
    35 Keyes Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415)561-5800
    13 9-12
    374
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 490 students
    18.1 miles
    755 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)585-1725
    18.1 9-12
    490

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