Greenbrae is a centrally located community, close to shopping, recreation, and a short commute to San Francisco. If you have children, and are thinking of moving to Greenbrae, the local schools are an important consideration. Greenbrae, in addition to its convenient location has a highly regarded public school system.
Greenbrae Public Schools
The Greenbrae area is served by two public school districts; Kentfield School District for elementary and middle school, and Tamalpais Union High School District, for high school students who will attend Redwood High School in Larkspur.
Kentfield School District is a small district with two schools serving the communities of Greenbrae and Kentfield. The total enrollment of Kentfield District is just under 1000.
Tamalpais Union High School District provides secondary school education to students coming from ten elementary districts in Marin County, including the Kentfield School District. It includes three comprehensive high schools, all of which have been designated as California Distinguished Schools, and two alternative schools.
Anthony G. Bacich Elementary School
699 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Greenbrae, CA 94904
Bacich Elementary School is a California Distinguished School. In 2006 its students scored an API of 947, which places Bacich in the top 10% of schools with a similar grade range in the state of California. Its rank among schools with similar demographics is 9 (on a scale of 1 to 10).
A.E. Kent Middle School
800 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904
Kent Middle School has been selected a California Distinguished School twice, once in 1990 and again in 1992. With a 2006 API of 914, it ranks in the top 10% of California schools with a similar grade configuration. Most students graduating from Kent Middle School will attend Redwood High School.
Redwood High School
395 Doherty Drive
Larkspur, CA 94939
Congratulations to Redwood High School upon being named a California Distinguished School for 2007! This is the fourth time Redwood High has earned this award.
Redwood High School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with Advanced Placement and Honors courses, and includes French, Spanish, and Latin language classes. Redwood High also has an ROP program.
Redwood High School is attended by students from Larkspur, Kentfield, Reed Union, and Ross School Districts. Gavin Newsom, mayor of San Francisco; Gary Fisher, one of the inventors of the mountain bike; and Robin Williams all attended Redwood High School.
Tamiscal High Alternative High School
305 Doherty Drive
Larkspur, CA 94939
Tamiscal High School is a small independent high school within the Tamalpais Union High School District. The Tamiscal curriculum offers a program that allows a high school diploma, but not necessarily the courses needed to gain entrance into a university. University entry courses such as foreign language and upper level lab sciences must be taken elsewhere.
San Andreas Continuation/Alternative High School
599 William Ave
San Andreas High School offers a program for students who have difficulty in a large school setting.