San Domenico School 1500 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, CA94960 San Domenico School is a private Catholic school that works with children from pre-school through twelfth grade to…More provide a solid education based on Catholic principles. San Domenico features a horseback riding elective, musicians' training, sports programs including soccer, flag football, volleyball and more. The school has been in operation since 1850, and offers financial aid through the program School and Student Services by NAIS.
San Ramon Elementary School 45 San Ramon Way, Novato, CA94945 San Ramon Elementary is the epicenter of kids' activities in the close-knit San Marin neighorhood of Novato, just at the…More southern foot of Mount Burdell. Since 1968, the school has achieved high academic standards and taught kids who generally move onto Sinaloa Middle School and San Marin High School. The school is one of eight elementary schools in the district. It is composed of clusters with seven classrooms in each, plus a common learning space in the middle. Additionally, there is a separate kindergarten cluster with two classrooms and a common work area. The school lacks a multiuse room or gymnasium. The staff is composed of 28 credentialed teachers. A part-time credentialed librarian and a full-time library clerk work with teachers by grade level. Its API index for the 2009-2010 academic year was 854. The state has set 800 as the score schools should strive to meet. As of the 2009-2010 school year, the ethnic breakdown of the student body included 60.9% whites, 27.7% Hispanics, 7% Asian Americans and 3% African-Americans. Eighteen percent of the students are considered English language learners; the district average per school is 21%.
Sinaloa Middle School 2045 Vineyard Rd, Novato, CA94947 Situated northwest of Novato's downtown area, Sinaloa is the primary feeder school for nearby San Marin High School. The…More two schools opened in 1968 to serve a growing population clustered off main thoroughfares such as San Marin Drive, Center Road, Vineyard Road and Novato Boulevard. One of two area middle schools, it had about 850 students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades partly because of the closure of Hill Middle School in June 2011. The attractive 25-acre campus has a creek running through the grounds. Its 871 score on the Academic Performance Index is tops among the middle schools and well above the state recommended target score of 800.