Mark Day School
39 Trellis Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
415.472.8000

How to Apply

All families are encouraged to virtually visit Mark Day School prior to submitting an application. If you decide to apply to Mark Day School, please see the application checklist and materials for kindergarten and 1st grade or for grades 2-8. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Katie Kelso, Director of Admission at 415.472.8007 or kkelso@markdayschool.org.

Kindergarten & 1st Grade

1. Submit an application by January 15, 2021. Please complete your application online here.

2. Give the recommendation form to your child's current teacher. The form should be emailed or mailed directly from the teacher to Mark Day School. This form is due on February 1.

3. Applicants to 1st grade should complete and sign the Transcript Release Form and give it to the registrar at your child's current school. The transcript is also due on February 1.

4. If applicable, apply to pay tuition below the top of the index by January 15, 2021. To learn more, click here.

5. Schedule your child's virtual assessment visit in the admission portal.

6. Contact Andrea Garcia, Assistant Director of Admission, at 415.472.8000 x1030 to schedule a Zoom parent meeting with Katie Kelso, Director of Admission. You may also schedule an appointment through the application checklist in the admission portal.

Notification of admission decisions will be emailed on March 18, 2021 at noon. Signed enrollment contracts from families are due back March 25, 2021 at 10:00am.

Grades 2-8

1. Submit an application by January 15, 2021. Please complete your application online here.

2. Give the recommendation form to two teachers, including your child's current homeroom teacher. The other may be completed by last year's homeroom teacher. Forms should be emailed or mailed directly from the teachers to Mark Day School and are due no later than February 1.

3. Complete and sign the Transcript Release Form and give it to the registrar at your child's current school. The transcript is also due by February 1.

4. If applicable, apply to pay tuition below the top of the index by January 15, 2021. To learn more, click here.

5. Each applicant will need to have a virtual assessment visit with members of the Admission and Administrative teams. We really want to get to know every applicant, and want them to get to know us, too! We look forward to spending this time with your child.

6. Contact Andrea Garcia, Assistant Director of Admission, at 415.472.8000 x1030 to schedule a Zoom parent meeting with Katie Kelso, Director of Admission. You may also schedule an appointment through the application checklist in the admission portal.

Notification of admission decisions will be emailed on March 18, 2021 at noon. Signed enrollment contracts from families are due back March 25, 2021 at 10:00am.