Larkspur Schools

Downtown Larkspur is officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places and can be described as a typical turn-of-the-century town.  If your search for a new home in Marin leads you to Larkspur you will find excellent public and private schools.

Public Schools in Larkspur

Most students living in Larkspur are served by two public school districts; Larkspur School District for elementary and middle school and Tamalpais Union High School District, which includes Redwood High Schoolin Larkspur.  San Rafael City Schools may serve some students living in the Larkspur Landing area.

Larkspur School District is a small district serving the towns of Larkspur and Corte Madera.  More than 1000 students attend the two award winning elementary and middle schools that comprise the district.

Tamalpais Union High School District provides secondary school education to students coming from ten elementary districts in Marin County, including the Larkspur School District.  It includes three comprehensive high schools, all of which have been designated as California Distinguished Schools, and two alternative schools.

Neil Cummins Elementary School

58 Mohawk Ave

Corte Madera, CA 94925

(415) 927-6965

Neil Cummins Elementary

Grades: K-4

Neil Cummins School is an award winning elementary school that serves children in the Larkspur School District.  Neil Cummins has twice been identified as a California Distinguished School.  Neil Cummins School offers art, music, and technology as part of its curriculum.  Before and after school childcare can be arranged with off site, independent providers.  See the school website for details.

 

Hall Middle School

200 Doherty Drive

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 927-6978

Hall Middle School

Grades: 5-8

Congratulations to Hall Middle School for being named a California Distinguished School for 2007.  This is the fifth time Hall Middle School has been honored with this award.  Hall Middle School is also a Blue Ribbon School, which is considered to be the highest award an American school can achieve.  Hall Middle School offers a transitional program with self-contained classes for 5th grade to a fully departmentalized program in the 8th grade.

 

Redwood High School

395 Doherty Drive

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 924-6200

Redwood High School

Grades: 9-12

Congratulations to Redwood High School upon being named a California Distinguished School for 2007!  This is the fourth time Redwood High has earned this award.  Redwood High School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with Advanced Placement and Honors courses, and includes French, Spanish, and Latin language classes.  Redwood High also has an ROP program.  Redwood High School is attended by students from Larkspur, Kentfield, Reed Union, and Ross School Districts.  Gavin Newsom, mayor of San Francisco; Gary Fisher, one of the inventors of the mountain bike; and Robin Williams all attended Redwood High School.

 

Tamiscal High Alternative High School

305 Doherty Drive

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 945-3750

Tamiscal High

Grades: 9-12

Tamiscal High School is a small independent high school within the Tamalpais Union High School District.  The Tamiscal curriculum offers a program that allows a high school diploma, but not necessarily the courses needed to gain entrance into a university.  University entry courses such as foreign language and upper level lab sciences must be taken elsewhere.

 

San Andreas Continuation/Alternative High School

599 William Ave

Larkspur, 94939

(415) 945-3770

San Andreas Alternative

Grades: 9-12

 

San Andreas High School offers a program for students who have difficulty in a large school setting.

 

Private Schools in Larkspur

Larkspur's outstanding public schools are augmented by private schools.

 

Marin Primary & Middle School

20 Magnolia Avenue

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 924-2608

Marin Primary & Middle School

Grades: Preschool-8

Type: nonsectarian

Marin Primary & Middle School accepts children from 18 months of age through eighth grade.  The scope of the curriculum includes instruction in Spanish for all grades as well as a commitment to the arts.  After school care is offered, as is a "summer camp" program.

 

St. Patrick School

120 King Street

Larkspur, CA 94939

(415) 924-0501

St. Patrick School

Grades: K-8

Type: Christian/Catholic

St. Patrick School is a fully accredited, coeducational Catholic school.  Each St. Patrick School family is asked to perform 25 hours of community service in the school or parish each year.

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