Awarded best private high school in Marin.
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Mission & Community


Sponsored by the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Marin Catholic is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school serving young men and women. Consistent with Gospel values, the school is committed to the education of the whole person. As a community that values faith, knowledge, and service, Marin Catholic provides students with a spiritual, academic, and extra-curricular environment. Students are expected, through their experiences in the classroom and as active members of the school community, to develop attributes including personal responsibility, social responsibility, critical ability, and appreciation for the complexity of the world. In partnership with parents,  Marin Catholic hopes to instill in its students the confidence that will empower them, as informed and compassionate individuals, to effect positive change in our world. In conjunction with its families, Marin Catholic is committed to fostering learning as a lifelong process.


Drawing from four Bay Area counties, Marin Catholic has a diverse student population of nearly 800 students. The student body comes from over 40 parochial, private and public elementary and junior high schools. Students are drawn from a broad area-wide spectrum of social, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Approximately 65% of the student body is Catholic and 35% is comprised of students of other faiths, representing several Christian and non-Christian religions.

The faculty is made up of over sixty members, half of whom have Master’s degrees or higher. The average class size is twenty-four students.