Our School

MP&MS creates a dynamic, nurturing, and challenging environment where children thrive and grow as creative thinkers and inspired learners.

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MP&MS At-a-Glance

General Information
  • Founded in 1975
  • Co-educational
  • Non-denominational
  • Enrollment: 360 preschool through eighth grade students
  • 15% students of color
  • 50% female; 50% male
  • Roughly 20% of our students receive tuition assistance
  • Age of kindergarten entrance: 5 years old by September 1
Meet our Head of School, Andrew Slater, here.  

Preschool-Eighth Grades

  • Low student-teacher ratio of 7:1
  • Two full-time classroom teachers who lead core curricular areas in preschool through fifth grades
  • Up to 45 students per grade level and a departmentalized program in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades
  • Specialist classes that enrich students’ academic and creative learning experience
  • Primary and middle school students spend most of their learning time in small groups of 12-15                                                  

Find out more about PreschoolPrimary School and 
Middle School by clicking on each link.  

We are located on eight acres in sunny Larkspur, California. Click here to explore our beautiful and sustainably designed campus and learning spaces.    

Program Highlights

  • Art and music studios 
  • Performing arts amphitheater 
  • Projects lab 
  • Two courtyards
  • Sport court
  • Three age-appropriate playgrounds 
  • Library Media Center 
  • Interscholastic athletics 
  • Cross-grade buddy program 
  • Life skills 
  • Learning Resource Center
  • Integrated projects
  • Community service 
  • Outdoor education and field trips 
  • Organic learning garden 
  • New state-of-the-art Science Lab  
  • New outdoor art deck  
  • 1:1 iPad program in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades 
  • 1:1 laptop program in seventh and eighth grades

Click here to view our extensive After School brochure. 



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Treasuring Childhood–Learning for Life


Marin Primary & Middle School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and Western Association of Colleges (WASC); Member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). 

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