The Branson School

  • The Branson School inspires excellence in a nurturing, vibrant educational community based on personal and intellectual integrity.
  • At the heart of Branson is the trusting, dynamic relationship between dedicated teachers and students.
  • Through the vitality, breadth, and rigor of its programs, Branson encourages students to think critically, communicate clearly, develop their individual talents and interests, and pursue a lifelong passion for learning.
  • Branson believes that diversity of people and thought enriches us all and promotes responsible leadership in the global community.
  • We are a caring and supportive community that helps students fully realize their potential.
  • We exercise young people's minds and bodies; nurture their creativity, capacity for compassion, and sense of humor; and help them build an awareness of their responsibilities to their communities and the world.

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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

Student Body

Total Students321 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeThe Branson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Anselmo
    Grades: K-12 | 668 students
    3.8 miles
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
    (415)258-1900
    3.8 K-12
    668
  • San Rafael
    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
    1.9 miles
    1600 Mission Avenue
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415)453-2808
    1.9 9-12
    437
  • San Rafael
    The Marin School
    The Marin School Photo - There's no back row at The Marin School. Small, seminar-style classes and mentor relationships with faculty ensure every student's voice is heard.
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
    3.3 miles
    150 N. San Pedro Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415)339-9336
    3.3 9-12
    100

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,005 for elementary schools and $18,861 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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