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Upcoming Marin Private School and Preschool Open Houses

San Domenico School kids

Photo: San Domenico School

This month, many private schools and preschools in Marin are holding open houses for parents of prospective students. If you're considering a local a preschool or elementary school for your child, you'll definitely want to attend. The following schools and preschools are holding open houses this January. Unless otherwise noted, these open house events require RSVPs in advance.

  • Terra Marin School
    Mill Valley
    Thursday, January 10, 6:30 pm

    Terra Marin is a progressive and inclusive K-8th grade program, dedicated to honoring the gifts of its students while providing a safe and supportive environment in which they can inquire, explore and challenge themselves both in and out of the classroom. At their Evening Open House, children and adults alike will learn, build and create with a variety of activities that showcase just what makes Terra Marin K-8 special. Arts and crafts, rocket making, science projects and other fun activities will keep the younger set busy while adults can join the activities or listen to a presentation by Terra Marin senior staff, parents, and students. Light refreshments and food offered. RSVP required. More information
  • The New Village School
    Sausalito
    Friday, January 11, 8:30–10 am

    Come visit the New Village School at their Open House. Please RSVP by calling (415) 289-0889 and completing an inquiry form. More information
  • San Domenico School
    San Anselmo
    Saturday, January 12, 10 am

    The best way to get to know San Domenico is to come for a visit! Their K–8 open house takes place Saturday, January 12 in the Hall of the Arts. More information
  • Montessori de Terra Linda
    San Rafael
    Saturday, January 12, 10 am–noon

    Tour the campus, get an overview of our program, and hear passionate presentations from faculty about the Montessori curriculum. Please call to RSVP at (415) 479-7373 or fill out the form here.  Adults only, please. More information
  • Terra Marin School
    Mill Valley
    Sunday, January 13, 6:30 pm

    At Terra Marin's Exploratory Day Open House, children and adults alike will learn, build and create with a variety of activities that showcase just what makes Terra Marin K-8 special. Archery, rocket launching, and arts and crafts will keep the younger set busy while adults can join the activities or listen to a presentation by Terra Marin senior staff, parents and students. Light refreshments and food offered. RSVP required. Event details
  • Cascade Canyon School
    Fairfax
    Tuesday
    , January 15, 9–10:30 am
    Meet the teachers and learn more about Cascade Canyon School at a tour this January. RSVP at (415) 456-3464 or admissions@cascadecanyon.org. More information
  • The Mountain School
    Corte Madera
    Tuesday, January 15, 10 am–noon

    Attend a group tour while school is in session. Visit the campus and both classrooms and experience first hand what makes the Mountain School a unique and magical place for children. A question-and-answer session with the director will follow the tour. Adults only. More information
  • Greenwood School
    Mill Valley
    Wednesday, January 16, 6:30–8:30 pm

    Greenwood School offers a sophisticated academic program within a culture that honors creativity, integrity, and striving. Come tour the campus, visit classrooms, and ask questions of our Head of School, faculty, parents, eighth-grade students and alumni. Children grades 5 and above welcome. RSVP required: (415) 388-0495 or admissions@greenwoodschool.org.
  • Osher Marin JCC Preschool
    Tiburon
    Sunday, January 20, 9:30–11:30 am

    Come check out the Marin JCC Preschool at this weekend's open house at their Tiburon location at 215 Blackfield Drive. Families of all backgrounds are welcome. More information
  • GATE Academy
    San Rafael
    Saturday, January 26

    Do you have a preschooler who is doing math or reading and needs early kindergarten? Or have a child who is looking for the right K–5th grade experience? Attending GATE Academy's Open House is an excellent way to explore opportunities for 2019/20. More information
  • Marin Waldorf School
    San Rafael
    Saturday, January 26, 10 am–1 pm
    Did you know that the 10-acre space where our children learn & play was once Miwok land? We invite you to learn about Marin's only Accredited Waldorf School. Come to our lively open house to get a sense of the learning environment in and outside the classroom, as well as meet Grandmother Oak, our teachers, families, and alumni. Free childcare for children ages 3 and up. For more info, call (415) 479-8190 or visit their website. RSVP required at (415) 479-8190 or on their website.
  • Marin Montessori
    Corte Madera
    Saturday, January 26, 10 am–noon

    Get to know Marin Montessori at an admissions open house at their Corte Madera Campus, 5200 Paradise Drive. RSVP required.
  • St. Anselm School
    San Anselmo
    Sunday, January 27, 11 am–1 pm

    Families will have the opportunity to visit each classroom, learn about our mission, curriculum, service programs and after-school activities. Teachers and Administration are available to visit with prospective families, and all questions are welcome! You may also view textbook materials, and samples of student work.