Mark Day School

Welcome to Mark Day School! Innovative and full of heart, Mark Day School unites a strong, exciting, and enriched academic program with a kind and inclusive community. We pride ourselves on nurturing a love of learning, engagement in the community, and development of compassion and an ethical framework.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 384 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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Mark Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1980

Student Body

Total Students
384 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Mark Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
19 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code but no uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Mark Day School has "Indexed Tuition" meaning that tuition ranges from $250-35,603. About 25% of our students pay tuition below the top of that index. A socioeconomically diverse community is core to our mission.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Katie Kelso
Admissions Associate
Marsille Reed

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess, Chorus, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Rock Band, School Play & School Musical, String Ensemble

School Notes

  • Please visit our website at www.markdayschool.org for more information.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
A wonderful, mission-driven school. Mark Day has committed and nurturing teachers and a very challenging program, delivered in an innovative and inspired way. My boys made lifelong friends, learned who they were as citizens of the world and practiced gratitude daily. They figured out how to be organized as students and how they best learned. They were very well prepared for high school and college, and as college grads, they still practice gratitude. I always appreciated the excellent communication from faculty; I felt my children were seen as individuals and encouraged to bring their best selves to school every day. The administration and staff were accessible, helpful, thoughtful and communicated often and well. The community was warm, and welcoming. Mark Day was a great educational foundation, a gift to my children.
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5  
Mark Day School is great. We did fun and interesting projects and we had traditions like joke assembly and track & field day for the community. My teachers were really nice and it makes high school easy.
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5  
This is the first year for my son at Mark Day School. So far it has been great. I highly recommend this school for its educational program, the staff, and the community. I really see my son blossomed this past year.
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5  
We have a son and a daughter who have attended Saint Mark s School for the past 7 years and we couldn't be happier. Our kids are learning how to think critically, advocate for themselves and work collaboratively with their peers. The curriculum is academically rich, challenging, innovative, purposeful, compassionate and thoughtfully designed to challenge each child at their best. We love the fact that the teachers and the administrators know our children well and value their individuality, while striving to educate the whole child with a growth mindset. The unique global education and media literacy programs have broadened our children's awareness of the world they live in and ignited their desire to become responsible citizens. We''ve been wowed by the professionalism of Joe Harvey, the head of school and the administrative staff, thoughtful teachers, and personal resources available for Saint Mark s kids and their families. Saint Mark's School is a very warm and inclusive school for students and parents alike!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 384 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Marin County, CA is $23,104 for elementary schools and $32,718 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Marin County, CA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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