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Stinson Beach & Bolinas Schools

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Stinson Beach & Bolinas were Originally used as dairy land, these rural seaside towns are set in beautiful countryside next to the mountain range.  The limited access to the area also creates a close community.  Surfing, hiking and biking are popular activities.


Elementary and Middle School District

Bolinas-Stinson Union School District


High School District

Tamalpais Union High School District


Bolinas-Stinson School

125 Olema-Bolinas Road

Bolinas, CA 94924

(415) 868-1603


Grades: K-8


Bolinas-Stinson School is the only school in the district.  With an enrollment of just over 100 students, the school is situated on two separate campuses. The Bolinas Campus shares the site with the Bolinas-Stinson Union School District office.  .


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


Full Circle School Marin

5855 State Route 1

Bolinas, CA 94924

(415) 868-1000


Nonsectarian, special education

Grades: 6-11

Full Circle School is a small, residential special education school for boys.