MTS @ a Glance

School

  • Founded in 1976
  • Co-educational, non-denominational
  • Grades K–8
  • Head of School: Andrew Davis
  • One homeroom per grade level
  • Trimesters with 8 subject-specific classes per day

Students

  • 200 students
  • 27% students of color
  • 20% of students receive financial assistance
  • 24 zip codes represented

Faculty/Staff

  • Student:teacher ratio = 7:1
  • 23 faculty and staff with advanced degrees
  • Combined years worked at MTS among faculty and staff: 647 

Finance

  • $8.1 million operating budget
  • $3.4 million endowment
  • $1.15 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

  • 112 computers available to students, including 60 MacBooks
  • Interactive whiteboard in every learning space
  • 3D modeling and printing
  • Coding/computational thinking instruction grades 2 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)