Apply

Applying to Marin Academy begins by creating an account on Ravenna, our web-based application site.

If you haven’t already done so, create an account in Ravenna-Hub and complete the STUDENT PROFILE. Navigate to the Marin Academy page in Ravenna through the School Directory from your Dashboard. Be sure to click the “apply” button (don't worry, clicking "apply" doesn't force you to complete the application paperwork, but it does allow you to register for admissions events).
 
Once you know you would like to apply to MA, you can begin the application steps, listed below, in Ravenna.

Required Application Steps:

  1. Submit the three-part APPLICATION including:
    • Bay Area Independent High School Parent/Guardian Common Form (including the application fee - waivers available upon request)*
    • Common Student Activity & Interest Form*
    • Marin Academy Supplemental Application (which includes a section for students and one for parents)
  2. Submit three RECOMMENDATIONS (current math and English teachers and Principal or Guidance Counselor)*
  3. Submit STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES (SSAT or ISEE)
  4. Submit TRANSCRIPTS from the current and previous academic years*
  5. Submit a copy of a GRADED EXPOSITORY ESSAY with teacher comments

OPTIONAL application steps:

  1. Complete either an INTERVIEW or DESIGN WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE
  2. Participate in the CHARACTER SKILLS SNAPSHOT (MA is piloting this optional program along with several other schools this year)

*Bay Area Ravenna schools common forms

Contact Us

Marin Academy Admissions Office
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
admissions@ma.org

If your needs are more immediate, please contact the Admissions Office by phone at (415) 453-2808

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The MA SSS School Code is 4852