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Sausalito Schools

Sausalito is a vibrant waterfront community in southeast Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Because of its temperate climate, proximity to San Francisco, and the excellent schools available in Marin County, Sausalito is the choice of many homebuyers.

Sausalito Public Schools

Two public school districts serve students living in Sausalito. The Sausalito Marin City District supervises the elementary schools and a middle school. Students from Sausalito attend Tamalpais High School, which is in the Tamalpais Union High School District.

Sausalito Marin City School District is responsible for the two elementary schools and one middle school that serve the children living in Sausalito.

Tamalpais Union High School District provides secondary school education to students coming from ten elementary districts in Marin County, including the Ross Valley School District. It includes three comprehensive high schools, all of which have been designated as California Distinguished Schools, and two alternative schools.

 

Bayside Elementary School

630 Nevada Street

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 332-1024

Grades: K-6

Bayside Elementary

Bayside Elementary School serves the communities of Sausalito and Marin City. It is a small Title I school with a school-wide program.

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy

610 Drake Ave

Marin City, CA 94965

(415) 332-3573

Grades: 7-8

MLK Academy

Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy is a small middle school with an enrollment of approximately 50 students. The low enrollment allows for small class sizes. MLK Academy is a Title I school with a school-wide program.

 

Willow Creek Academy

630 Nevada Street

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 331-7530

Willow Creek Academy

Grades: K-8

Willow Creek Academy is a Charter School located on the upper campus of Bayside Elementary School. It is divided into three divisions: Primary (grades K-2), Intermediate (grades 3-5), and Upper (grades 6-8). Willow Creek is a Title I School, but does not implement a school-wide program.

 

Tamalpais High School

700 Miller Ave

Mill Valley, CA 94941

Phone: (415) 388-3292

Tamalpais High School

Tamalpais High School serves students from Sausalito, Mill Valley, Marin City, Stinson, and Bolinas. Tamalpais High School has a comprehensive curriculum, which includes Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) classes, foreign languages, technical arts, and an on site Regional Occupational Program (ROP). Tamalpais High School provides opportunity for travel and language immersion through its Global Studies program. Past Global Study trips have included France, Spain, Cuba, Vietnam, England, Ireland, and Italy. All of the Sock Hop scenes of the 1973 film American Graffiti were filmed in the boy's gym at Tamalpais High. Interesting alumni include the actress Eve Arden; Joe Breeze, one of the inventors of the mountain bike; John Cipollina, lead guitarist for Quicksilver Messenger Service; and Pat Paulsen, statesman and comic.

 

Tamiscal High Alternative High School

305 Doherty Drive

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 945-3750

http://tamiscal.org/

Grades: 9-12

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

Larkspur, 94939

(415) 945-3770

San Andreas Alternative

Grades: 9-12

San Andreas High School offers a program for students who have difficulty in a large school setting

 

Sausalito Private Schools

Lycee Francais La de San Francisco

The International French School 

610 Coloma Street
Sausalito, CA 94925

(415) 661-5232

Lycee Francais de San Francisco
Grades: preschool-12
Type: nonsectarian

The Lycee Francais La Perouse is an American private school with a French public school curriculum. All subjects are taught in French. Non-French speaking children are admitted from the age of 2 1/2 years through Kindergarten. Thereafter, only French-speaking students are admitted. The Lycee Francais La Perouse has three campuses, two in San Francisco and one in Marin County (Sausalito; formerly Corte Madera). Students can attend the Marin campus preschool through 5th grade. 

 

The Marin School

100 Ebbtide Ave, Suite 500

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 339-9336

The Marin School

Grades: 9-12

The Marin School is a college preparatory high school. Its small class size allows flexibility in creating academic programs appropriate for the needs of individual students. Academic and creative potential are considerations for admission into The Marin School.

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