The Marin Private School Guide

Marin Private School Guide

The Marin Private School Guide

Marin parents have countless options when choosing a private school for their child. Finding the right school can sometimes be overwhelming, so let Marin Mommies help you choose! Browse schools by location, and leave a review to help other parents make an informed decision.

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Parents Come Together to Save Ring Mountain Day School

August 8, 2012

Marin Mommies presents a guest article by Karen LeFurgy, Ring Mountain Day School parent and Vice Chair of the school's Board of Trustees.

As a mother who enjoys reading Marin Mommies on a regular basis, I wanted to share with other local moms a positive story about a group of engaged and active parents at Ring Mountain Day School. I’m very proud of our story and particularly eager to share it with other parents who may be searching for a top quality school that embodies what a true school community is all about.

All three of my children are attending or have attended Ring Mountain and I serve as Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees. For those who are unfamiliar with us, we are an independent K–8 school in Mill Valley with an enrollment of just under 100 students. At Ring Mountain, we try to be a little different than other schools by offering small class sizes of 8–15 students so that our faculty can apply an individualized, integrated approach and teach a core curriculum that emphasizes problem solving in real-life situations, promoting comprehensive

Marin Independent Schools' Kindergarten Fair This Wednesday

October 4, 2011

If you're looking to enroll your child for kindergarten in a local independent school, make sure you attend the Marin Independent Schools' Kindergarten Fair on Wednesday, October 5, from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. Each participating school will have a table where parents can pick up brochures, ask questions, and sign up to receive more information. It's a great opportunity to learn what makes each school unique!

Participating schools include Dunham Academy, Brandeis Hillel Day School, Lycee Francais International School, Marin Country Day School, Marin Montessori School, Marin Waldorf School, Saint Mark's School, Ring Mountain Day School, San Domenico School, and others.

The Kindergarten Fair takes place in the JCC's Kurland Lounge. The Osher Marin JCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road in San Rafael.

Open House at Cascade Canyon School in Fairfax

January 28, 2011

Cascade Canyon School studentsCascade Canyon School, a non-profit, K–8, small, independent, progressive school in Fairfax will host an open house for parents of prospective students on Saturday, January 29, from 10 am–noon. RSVPs preferred, but not required; contact their admissions department at (415) 459-3464 to RSVP. Scheduled events include student-led tours from 10–10:30 am, elementary and middle school demonstrationlLessons from 10:30–11:30 am, and classroom visits from 11:30 am–noon.

Cascade Canyon School, founded in 1981 and situated on 22 wooded acres in the heart of Fairfax, is a small independent school, serving over 60 students from Marin in grades K–8. Cascade Canyon enjoys the lowest student-to-teacher ratio among progressive schools in Marin, and prides itself on the quality of its staff and the warmth of its community. Cascade Canyon balances a challenging academic core curriculum based on critical thinking with a strong social-emotional program and a rich specialist program in art, music, theater, Spanish, Sign Language, PE, and environmental education. The school is located at 2626 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Fairfax.