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Admission

Steps to Apply

We have limited openings for the current school year. Please contact admissions@marinhorizon.org for more information.

Toddler Program Admissions Process

Students entering our Toddler program must be two years old by September 1st. There are two locations for the Toddlers, both in Mill Valley: the Toddler Cottage class at 247 Miller Avenue, and the Toddler Garden class on the main campus at 305 Montford Avenue. Applicants are given the option of which campus they would like to be located at.

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  • Tours & Events

    Throughout the admissions season there will be several in-person tours of the toddler program, as well as one virtual tour. You can sign up for a tour through your Ravenna account. 
    • In-person tour dates: 10/20/2021, 11/18/2021, 12/16/2021, 1/27/2022.
    • Virtual tour date: 12/1/2021

    There are several other virtual admissions events that you are welcome to attend as well. 
    • Young Alumni Panel: 12/14/2021 @ 6pm
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evening Event: 1/5/2022 @ 5pm
  • Application

    The online application is accessed through your Ravenna account. The application is due January 14, 2022. All applications will be evaluated after the due date.
  • Parent Interview

    The parent interview is approximately 30 minutes, and this year will be done over Zoom. The interview is an opportunity for families to ask questions about Marin Horizon and the admissions process, and for us to learn more about your family and your student. You can sign up for an interview through Ravenna, after submitting the application.
  • Toddler Visit Day

    We are optimistic that we will be able to have a toddler visit day in-person this year. Date and time TBA. We will email toddler applicant families an update when we know more.

Primary Program Admissions Process

The Primary program consists or two years, and is for three and four year olds. First-year-primary students must be three years old by September 1st. Second-year-primary students must be four years old by September 1st. We have four mixed-age primary classrooms consisting of both first- and second-year-primary students.

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  • Tours & Events

    Throughout the admissions season there will be several in-person tours of the lower school program (Primary-grade 4), as well as one virtual tour. You can sign up for a tour through your Ravenna account. 
    • In-person tour dates: 10/14/2021, 11/4/2021, 12/9/2021, 1/13/2022.
    • Virtual tour date: 11/10/2021

    There are several other virtual admissions events that you are welcome to attend as well. You can sign up for these events through your Ravenna account.
    • Kindergarten at Marin Horizon: 12/7/2021 @ 5pm
    • Young Alumni Panel: 12/14/2021 @ 6pm
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evening Event: 1/5/2022 @ 5pm
  • Application

    The online application is accessed through your Ravenna account. The application is due January 14, 2022. All applications will be evaluated after the due date.
  • Parent Interview

    The parent interview is approximately 30 minutes, and this year will be done over Zoom. The interview is an opportunity for families to ask questions about Marin Horizon and the admissions process, and for us to learn more about your family and your student. You can sign up for an interview through Ravenna, after submitting the application.
  • Primary Visit Day

    We are optimistic that we will be able to have a primary visit day in-person this year. Date and time TBA. We will email primary applicant families an update when we know more.

Kindergarten Admissions Process

Kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1st.

List of 4 items.

  • Tours & Events

    Throughout the admissions season there will be several in-person tours of the lower school program (Primary-grade 4 ), as well as one virtual tour. You can sign up for a tour through your Ravenna account. 
    • In-person tour dates: 10/14/2021, 11/4/2021, 12/9/2021, 1/13/2022.
    • Virtual tour date: 11/10/2021

    There are several other virtual admissions events that you are welcome to attend as well. You can sign up for these events through your Ravenna account.
    • Kindergarten at Marin Horizon: 12/7/2021 @ 5pm
    • Young Alumni Panel: 12/14/2021 @ 6pm
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evening Event: 1/5/2022 @ 5pm
  • Application

    The online application is accessed through your Ravenna account. The application is due January 14, 2022. All applications will be evaluated after the due date.
  • Parent Inteview

    The parent interview is approximately 30 minutes, and this year will be done over Zoom. The interview is an opportunity for families to ask questions about Marin Horizon and the admissions process, and for us to learn more about your family and your student. You can sign up for an interview through Ravenna, after submitting the application.
  • Kindergarten Visit Day

    We are optimistic that we will be able to have a Kindergarten visit day in-person this year. Date and time TBA. We will email Kindergarten applicant families an update when we know more.

Grades 1-4 Admissions Process

Availability in grades 1-4 is variable. Please contact admissions@marinhorizon.org and we'd be happy to let you know if there is space in the grade you are interested in.

List of 4 items.

  • Tours & Events

    Throughout the admissions season there will be several in-person tours of the lower school program (Primary-grade 4), as well as one virtual tour. You can sign up for a tour through your Ravenna account. 
    • In-person tour dates: 10/14/2021, 11/4/2021, 12/9/2021, 1/13/2022.
    • Virtual tour date: 11/10/2021

    There are several other virtual admissions events that you are welcome to attend as well. You can sign up for these events through your Ravenna account.
    • Young Alumni Panel: 12/14/2021 @ 6pm
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evening Event: 1/5/2022 @ 5pm
  • Application

    The online application is accessed through your Ravenna account. The application is due January 14, 2022. All applications will be evaluated after the due date.
  • Parent Interview

    The parent interview is approximately 30 minutes, and this year will be done over Zoom. The interview is an opportunity for families to ask questions about Marin Horizon and the admissions process, and for us to learn more about your family and your student. You can sign up for an interview through Ravenna, after submitting the application.
  • Student Visit

    Students applying to grades 1-4 will have individual visit days scheduled. The admissions department will contact families after the application deadline (January 14, 2022) to set up a visit day and time.

Grades 5-8 Admissions Process

Grades 5-8 comprise the Upper School. Sixth grade is an entry point, and we welcome approximately 8 new students every year. Entry into grades 7 and 8 is based on space availability, please email admissions@marinhorizon.org to inquire about entering into these grades.

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  • Tours & Events

    Throughout the admissions season there will be several in-person tours of the upper school program (grade 5-8), as well as one virtual tour. You can sign up for a tour through your Ravenna account. 
    • In-person tour dates: 10/28/2021, 12/2/2021, 1/6/2022, 1/20/2022.
    • Virtual tour date: 11/30/2021

    There are several other virtual admissions events that you are welcome to attend as well. You can sign up for these events through your Ravenna account.
    • Young Alumni Panel: 12/14/2021 @ 6pm
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evening Event: 1/5/2022 @ 5pm
  • Application

    The online application is accessed through your Ravenna account. The application is due January 14, 2022. All applications will be evaluated after the due date.
  • Student Essay

    Student applicants to the upper school grades (5-8) must complete a student essay form, which they can access through Ravenna.
  • Parent Interview

    The parent interview is approximately 30 minutes, and this year will be done over Zoom. The interview is an opportunity for families to ask questions about Marin Horizon and the admissions process, and for us to learn more about your family and your student. You can sign up for an interview through Ravenna, after submitting the application.
  • Student Visit

    We are optimistic that we will be able to have a 6th grade visit day in-person this year. Date and time TBA. We will email 6th grade applicant families an update when we know more. 

    Other upper school grades (5, 7, and 8) will have their visits scheduled on an individual basis after the application deadline (January 14, 2022).
Our admissions process is facilitated through the Ravenna website. Please create a Ravenna account and locate Marin Horizon in the school directory. Click "Apply." There you will find the specific steps required for your family to submit a complete application! Applications for both admissions and tuition support are due on Friday, January 14, 2022. Applications submitted before the deadline will not receive priority; we will evaluate everything received up until the deadline equally. We look forward to getting to know your family!
 

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Non-discrimination policy: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, gender identification, disability or other category protected by law.