Marin Academy

Tel: (415)453-2808
  • 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..

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 Students410 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 43%
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. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost$42,100
Tuition NotesAdd approximately $600-$900 per year for books and fees
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions DirectorTrent Nutting
Admissions AssociateEvie Koh

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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