Admission

Our Graduates

High School Placement

Every year our graduates choose to attend a wide range of independent and public high schools. Throughout the high school admission process, our ultimate goal is to match each student with a school in which they will thrive. Our high school counseling team works closely with students and their families to identify which schools are the best fit for each student. Our graduates have gone on to the following schools:
Independent Schools
  • The Bay School
  • The Branson School
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart
  • Drew School
  • International High School (IHS)
  • Lick Wilmerding High School
  • Marin Academy
  • Marin Catholic
  • The Marin School
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral College Prepartory
  • St. Ignatius High School
  • San Domenico
  • San Francisco University High School
  • Sonoma Academy
  • Stuart Hall
  • University High School
  • The Urban School of San Francisco
Boarding Schools
  • Brentwood
  • The Cate School
  • Colorado Academy
  • Milton Academy
  • Ojai Valley School
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • The Thacher School

Public Schools
  • Lowell High School
  • Marin School of the Arts
  • Redwood High School
  • San Rafael High School
  • Sir Francis Drake High School
  • Sonoma Valley High School
  • Tamalpais High School
  • Terra Linda High School

Anoushka K. '19

Going into high school at Bay, I feel braver and more confident. I now know who I am, and I'm not afraid to let other people see that.

Classes of '17, '18, '19

List of 4 items.

  • 80%

    Students who chose to apply to independent and parochial schools
  • 100%

    Students accepted to an independent or parochial school
  • 93%

    Students accepted to one of their top choice high schools
  • 78%

    Students accepted to their #1 choice of high schools

On to College!

Marin Horizon graduates continue to excel in high school, and go on to respected colleges and universities. A partial list is below.

Bank Street College of Education
Barnard College
Boston College
Brown University
Carleton College
College of William and Mary
Columbia University
Dominican University
Emory University
Gonzaga University
Harvard University
Howard University
Lewis and Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Morehouse College
New York University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Prescott College
Pomona College
Pitzer College
Princeton University
Rhode Island School of Design
Rice University
St. Johns University
Skidmore College
Smith College
Sonoma State University
Sorbonne University
Stanford University
Tulane University
University of California Berkeley
University of California Davis
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Santa Cruz
University of Arizona
University of Denver
University of Miami
University of Oregon
University of Southern California
University of Texas
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
University of St. Andrews, Scotland
University of the Pacific
Whitman College
Our mission is to challenge students to be self-reliant thinkers and lifelong learners. We inspire academic excellence, nurture students’ natural love of learning, and encourage them to be confident, creative individuals who are responsible to each other, the community, and the world.