MTS @ a Glance

School

  • Founded in 1976

  • Co-educational, non-denominational

  • Grades K–8

  • Head of School: Andrew Davis

  • One section per grade level in grades K-5

  • Two sections per grade level in grades 6-8

  • Trimesters with 8 subject-specific classes per day

Students

  • 217 students

  • 20% students of color

  • 26% of students receive financial assistance

  • 24 zip codes represented

Faculty/Staff

  • Student:teacher ratio = 9:1

  • 23 faculty and staff with advanced degrees

  • Combined years worked at MTS among faculty and staff: 647

Finance

  • $7.7 million operating budget

  • $3.6 million endowment

  • $1.2 million offered in financial assistance

Campus

  • 5-acre hilltop campus in Mill Valley

  • 3 light-filled classroom buildings

  • Summit Hall featuring a full gymnasium and theatre, dance/gymnastics room, piano room, music room, and two instrumental instruction rooms

  • Large grass athletic field, blacktop area, play structure, and garden

  • Research-grade astronomical observatory featuring C-11 GPS telescope for deep sky observation, and Coronado H-Alpha telescope for daytime solar observation

  • 1 acre Cypress Grove outdoor learning area adjacent to the school

Technology

  • 110 computers available to students, including 80 MacBooks, as well as 36 iPads

  • 3D modeling and printing

  • Coding/computational thinking instruction grades 1 and up

Accreditation & Membership

  • Accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)

  • Member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

  • Member of the Bay Area Directors of Admission (BADA)