Sausalito Schools

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Most visitors know the charming waterfront community of Sausaltio which sits across the SF bay as a tourist town filled with bustling shops, restaurants, galleries & cafes.   After the sundown and the tourists have departed, residents can enjoy a peaceful dinner in the evening or a visit a café in the morning with the cyclists and walkers all enjoying the sunrise.

Elementary and Middle School District

Sausalito Marin City District



High School District

Tamalpais Union High School District



Bayside Elementary School

630 Nevada Street

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 332-1024


Grades: K-6


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


Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy

610 Drake Ave

Marin City, CA 94965

(415) 332-3573


Grades: 7-8


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.


Willow Creek Academy

630 Nevada Street

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 331-7530


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.  The school is in the process of becoming a certified ‘green' school.


Tamalpais High School

700 Miller Ave.

Mill Valley, CA  94941

(415) 388-3292


Grades 9-12


Tamalpais High, a California Distinguished School, offers a comprehensive curriculum including Honors and Advanced Placement classes, foreign languages, technical arts, and an on-site ROP (Regional Occupational Program).  A Global Studies program provides opportunities for travel and language immersion.

Alumni include actress Eve Arden, mountain bike inventor Joe Breeze, guitarist John Cipollina, stateman/comic Pat Paulsen.  The Sock Hop scenes in the film ‘American Graffitti' , (1973), were filmed in the boys gym.


Tamiscal High School-Alternative

305 Doherty Drive

Larkspur, CA 94939


Grades 9-12


This is a small independent high school program allows students to earn a high school diploma but may not provide necessary courses for university entrance.  Some university required courses may need to be fulfilled elsewhere.


San Andreas High School-Alternative/Continuation

599 William Ave.

Larkspur, CA  94939

(415) 945-3770


Grades 9-12


Serves students with difficulties in the large school setting.

Private Schools


The Marin School

100 Ebbtide Ave, Suite 500

Sausalito, CA 94965

(415) 339-9336


Grades: 9-12


The Marin School is a college preparatory high school.  Its small classes are all taught seminar style and 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.