Why Marin County Schools are Among The Best In The Nation!


Marin County, home to numerous public and private schools, is committed to quality education. From preschools to colleges, Marin County provides residents with an enviable collection of high-achievement education choices for their children.

It all begins with early childhood education, the solid foundation for a bright future. Marin County is fortunate to host a wide array of day care services that focus on studies along with social and physical development in addition to public and private preschools presenting children with strong educational benefits. Should you prefer options that are affiliated with churches or synagogues, Marin County also has a few programs that will meet this requirement.

For elementary, middle school and high school, the choices continue. Marin County has a tradition of providing exceptional educational opportunities for its youth. Parents can choose from public and private school options that have highly recognized learning programs with quality facilities – many ranking among the best in the country. In fact, in recent years 22 Marin County elementary, middle and high schools have earned California Distinguished School recognition annually.

Take a moment to review the School Performance Map < California School Performance Map > to see how Marin County schools rank in the San Francisco Bay Area. To access Marin County, first click on San Francisco – then scroll up (north) to show Marin County. Next, click ‘elementary’, ‘secondary’ & ‘other’ to show results – the blue pins indicate that most Marin County schools achieve level 9 & 10 ranking. With outstanding cultural, arts, sports and civic engagement programs, plus staff and teachers who care about their students and their communities, Marin County schools clearly offer more than just a learning experience.

Ending the educational journey, Marin County is also home to the advanced learning and career track opportunities found at the Dominican University and the College of Marin. Additionally, The San Francisco Theological Seminary offers students comprehensive education to become tomorrow’s leaders in ministry.

Marin County’s cities and towns offer its residences quality education options from the beginning of a child’s education to their final graduation. With so many schools and programs that are state and nationally recognized, Marin County schools are the ideal place for your child’s education to begin and grow. The quality of schools is a major factor for many to consider when looking for and buying a home.

For your convenient reference, following is a list of the elementary, middle and high schools in Marin County: Marin County Public & Private Schools.

A closely related homeowner priority to education quality is the quality of life and health of their community. Continuing its seven-year winning streak, Marin County was again ranked as the healthiest county in California for 2015.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute compile these ratings on a state-by-state basis each year. The findings compare counties on more than 30 factors that influence health – including length of life, quality of life, health behaviors, access to health care, socioeconomic factors and physical environment. Look for our full feature article celebrating Marin County as the healthiest county in California in the near future.

Behzad Zandinejad

Broker Associate

A Top Producing Agent for 2015


Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty

100 Tiburon Blvd, Mill Valley, CA.94941


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