Anova Center for Education
Provider of educational, behavioral, and therapy services for children and teens diagnosed with high functioning autism, social and emotional challenges, learning differences, and other neuro-developmental impairments. Now in Santa Rosa.
Independent, co-educational Jewish day school. San Rafael.
A co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school, with 320 students, committed to encouraging students to engage in a life of purpose, passion, and fulfillment. Ross.
Provides a relevant education in a nurturing environment. San Rafael.
Corte Madera Montessori
For children 2-5 years old.
The Discovery School
Bay Area Discovery Museum’s preschool for children ages 3 to 5 years.
Fusion Academy Marin
A non-traditional private school with completely customized one-to-one classrooms with self-paced classes. San Rafael.
Gate Academy is a year-round day school dedicated to educating academically-gifted students in grades K–8 with an inquiry-based curriculum. San Rafael.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
A coeducational accredited Christian day school, offering an enriched environment with academic excellence in a nurturing Christian setting. Novato.
Greenwood East Montessori
A Waldorf school offering a dynamic education that recognizes the developmental phases of childhood and fosters the emerging capacities of each child. Point Reyes Station, (415) 663-1349.
Offers three and five day programs. Tiburon.
A non-profit school serving children with mild to moderate autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Mill Valley
Lycee Francais de San Francisco
Provides an international community of students a rich educational environment based on the highly-respected French national curriculum and enriched by core college-preparatory American courses. Sausalito.
Co-educational campus of 400 students, each challenged to individual to think, question and create. San Rafael.
The Marin School
Provides personalized teaching, experimental learning, innovative lessons, and non-traditional, effective learning opportunities that prepare graduates for college and life beyond. San Rafael.
Marin Catholic High School
Catholic, co-ed college prep, high school founded on the values of faith, knowledge and service. Kentfield.
Marin Christian Academy
Provides a strong academic program that is biblically-based and uses a comprehensive core curriculum with an emphasis in fine arts and technology. Combined with North Bay Christian Academy. Novato.
Marin Country Day School
An independent coed day school teaching students to become skilled learners and ethical human beings, motivated to make a difference in the world. There is a tradition of high parent involvement. Corte Madera.
Marin Horizon School
Challenges students to be self-reliant thinkers and lifelong learners. Mill Valley.
Marin Montessori School
Children are given the opportunity to be responsible for their education – they are excited to learn, retain their knowledge and pursue their passions. Elementary campus: Corte Madera, Junior High campus: San Rafael.
Marin Montessori School of Central Marin
The school offers a full Montessori curriculum and a Bilingual Program where children are taught to communicate in both English and Spanish. San Rafael.
Marin Primary and Middle School
Offers a challenging academic program in which teachers are actively engaged in helping students reach their potential and discover their passions. Larkspur.
Marin Waldorf School
Provides an education that delivers academic excellence, nurtures family life, and fosters social and environmental awareness. San Rafael, Marinwood.
Mark Day School
An, independent, non-religious day school that nurtures a love of learning, engagement in the community, and development of compassion in an ethical framework. San Rafael, Terra Linda.
Montessori de Terra Linda School
Creating each day an atmosphere filled with the excitement of discovery and the joy of learning. San Rafael, Terra Linda.
Mount Tamalpais School
Provides students with a solid academic foundation and to foster a genuine enthusiasm for learning. The departmentalized, integrated curriculum focuses on concepts and research skills, imparting a Christian Worldview. Mill Valley.
The Mountain School
Drawing inspiration from the principles of Waldorf Education, preventative discipline, and Kim John Payne’s Simplicity Parenting, provides a program that is unique and accessible to all.
The New Village School
An innovative community of learners – children and adults – trying to discover even more about themselves and creating an atmosphere in which everyone feels safe to be vulnerable, honest and authentic. Sausalito.
North Bay Christian Academy
A learning community of parents, teachers, and students where all teach and all learn in the shadow of wonder and courageous risk-taking that is focused and intentional. Combined with Marin Christian Academy. Novato.
North Bridge Academy
A non-profit school with the mission to educate high functioning dyslexic children. Larkspur.
Our Lady of Loretto School
Dedicated to excellence in education that is Christ-centered and rich in Catholic tradition. Novato.
The REAL School
6-8, 8-9 gap
Offers a personalized, intensive and integrated education for exceptional students as they navigate the crucial transition from childhood to adolescence. Maximum of 15 students. Larkspur.
Saint Hilary School
Provides a faith-filled community where children receive a strong Catholic religious and academic foundation allowing them to develop their unique personal and intellectual gifts. Tiburon.
San Domenico School
Exceptional academics and Dominican values cultivate lives grounded in a sense of purpose. Our community dedicates itself to discovering and celebrating meaning, purpose, and joy as part of every endeavor. San Anselmo.
St. Anselm School
Provides a high-quality Catholic education that emphasizes the spiritual and personal development of its students. San Anselmo.
Saint Isabella School
A faith-filled, Catholic parish school with a challenging academic curriculum, fosters student growth and confidence through a variety of enrichment and service programs. San Rafael. stisabellaschool.org
St. Patrick School
Provides a strong Catholic faith-based academic curriculum in a warm and caring atmosphere. Larkspur.
Saint Raphael School
Fosters a Catholic faith that gives meaning and direction to life, challenges and guides students to pursue academic excellence, and instills within them a spirit of service to God and others. San Raphael.
A comprehensive, individualized education program for students with learning differences. Private and non-profit. San Rafael.
Tilden Preparatory School
A WASC-accredited, college-preparatory school that teaches U.C.-approved courses one-to-one and in small groups. Sausalito.
Ross Valley Charter School
A public school option that leverages a progressive education model. This model emphasizes inquiry, exploration, and hands-on, immersion-based experiences. Fairfax.
Novato Charter School
A public school that aims to create and maintain a calm and artful environment which stimulates each child’s distinctive strengths and qualities, thereby allowing their academic abilities to blossom. Novato (Ignacio).
Phoenix Academy Charter School
Provides a safe educational environment where chemically dependent students can develop a drug and alcohol-free lifestyle, make significant academic progress, identify and address emotional issues, and make sound career and vocational decisions in a highly structured and closely supervised setting. San Rafael.
Willow Creek Academy
Willow Creek was created with a philosophy and belief that inquiry driven, project-oriented learning would provide residents an opportunity to participate in their children’s education. Sausalito.
A Note About Montessori Schools
There are several options for Montessori Schools in and near Marin, plus schools that adopt Montessori principles and practices:
- Corte Madera Montessori, private
- Harmony Montessori, private
- Marin Montessori, private
- Montessori of Central Marin, private
- Montessori de Terra Linda, private
- Spring Hill Montessori in Petaluma, private
- River Montessori in Petaluma, public
- Lagunitas Public Montessori Program in West Marin, public
Mommies of Marin provides a list of preschools in each Marin town.