Top 10 Best Marin County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 75 public schools serving 31,115 students in Marin County, CA (there are 48 private schools, serving 8,356 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Marin County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Marin County, CA are Neil Cummins Elementary School, Del Mar Middle School and Cove. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marin County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Marin County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Marin County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Neil Cummins Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
58 Mohawk Ave.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 927-6965
Grades: K-5
| 504 students
Rank: #22.
Del Mar Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
105 Avenida Miraflores
Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
(415) 435-1468
Grades: 6-8
| 410 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Cove
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
330 Golden Hind Passage
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 945-9046
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Hidden Valley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
46 Green Valley Ct.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 454-7683
Grades: K-5
| 241 students
Rank: #55.
Wade Thomas Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 Ross Ave.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 454-4603
Grades: K-5
| 321 students
Rank: #66.
Bel Aire Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
277 Karen Way
Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
(415) 388-7100
Grades: 3-5
| 327 students
Rank: #77.
Redwood High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
395 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 924-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,930 students
Rank: #88.
Hall Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 927-6978
Grades: 6-8
| 481 students
Rank: #99.
Archie Williams High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 453-8770
Grades: 9-12
| 1,275 students
Rank: #1010.
Tamalpais High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 Miller Ave.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 380-3510
Grades: 9-12
| 1,644 students
Rank: #1111.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
75 Happy Ln.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2440
Grades: K-5
| 461 students
Rank: #1212.
Ross Valley Charter
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
102 Marinda Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 534-6970
Grades: K-5
| 210 students
Rank: #1313.
White Hill Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Glen Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 454-8390
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Manor Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Oak Manor Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 453-1544
Grades: K-5
| 225 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
755 Sutro Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-5104
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
Rank: #1616.
Novato Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
940 C St.
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-4254
Grades: K-8
| 261 students
Rank: #1717.
Brookside Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
116 Butterfield Rd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 453-2948
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1818.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25 Castlewood Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2430
Grades: K-5
| 304 students
Rank: #1919.
Rancho Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1430 Johnson St.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-3101
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2020.
Lagunitas Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
One Lagunitas Sch Rd.
San Geronimo, CA 94963
(415) 488-4118
Grades: K-8
| 136 students
Rank: #2121.
Bolinas-stinson Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
125 Olema-bolinas Rd.
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415) 868-1603
Grades: K-8
| 94 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Marin's Community
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94913
(415) 491-0581
Grades: 7-12
| 33 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
San Andreas High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
599 William Ave.
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 945-3751
Grades: 10-12
| 70 students
Rank: #2424.
Terra Linda High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
320 Nova Albion Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 492-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,200 students
Rank: #2525.
Union Hill Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11638 Colfax Hwy.
Novato, CA 94945
(530) 273-8456
Grades: 7-8
| 145 students
Rank: #2626.
San Marin High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15 San Marin Dr.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 898-2121
Grades: 9-12
| 1,132 students
Rank: #2727.
Sinaloa Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2045 Vineyard Rd.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-2111
Grades: 6-8
| 775 students
Rank: #2828.
Olive Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
629 Plum St.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 897-2131
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #2929.
San Rafael High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Third St.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2330
Grades: 9-12
| 1,287 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Nova Education Center
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
720 Diablo Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-7653
Grades: K-12
| 170 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Tamiscal High (Alternative)
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
305 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA 94977
(415) 945-3750
Grades: 9-12
| 119 students
Rank: #3232.
Novato High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
625 Arthur St.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 898-2125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #3333.
San Ramon Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
45 San Ramon Way
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 897-1196
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #3434.
Heartwood Charter
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
170 Liberty Sch Rd.
Fairfax, CA 94978
(415) 488-9572
Grades: K-12
| 350 students
Rank: #3535.
Loma Verde Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
399 Alameda De La Loma
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-4681
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
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Marin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
180 Program (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
720 Diablo Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 892-8733
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
251 N. San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 492-3205
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
1850 Ignacio Blvd., Suite 100
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-7390
Grades: 9-11
| 237 students
200 Phillips Dr
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 332-3573
Grades: 5-8
| 48 students
Nexus Academy (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
1015 Seventh St.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 897-4267
Grades: 7-12
| 25 students
Nexus Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
720 Diablo Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-7653
Grades: 7-10
| 3 students
1000 Sunset Parkway
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 883-7831
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
15 San Marin Dr.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 898-2121
Grades: 11-12
| 40 students
150 Lovell
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 492-3231
Grades: 7-12
| 10 students
3850 Irvin St
Tomales, CA 94971
(707) 878-2286
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
3850 Irvin St
Tomales, CA 94971
(707) 878-2286
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
35 Marin St.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-3793
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
375 Doherty Dr
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 945-3730
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
636 Nevada St.
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 331-7530
Grades: K-8
| 346 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Marin County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Marin County, CA include Neil Cummins Elementary School, Del Mar Middle School and Cove.
How many public schools are located in Marin County, CA?
75 public schools are located in Marin County, CA.
What percentage of students in Marin County, CA go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Marin County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Marin County, CA?
Marin County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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