School is a compelling, cost-effective, choice when
deciding the stewardship of your child’s kindergarten, elementary,
and middle school education. Described as an “educational gem in
the heart of Marin” because of its notably moderate tuition,
exceptional teaching staff, contemporary structural beauty, and
faith-filled community environment, Saint Hilary School is among
Northern California’s most distinguished and noble learning
Association of Schools and colleges (WASC)
Catholic Education Association (WCEA)
240 students in
grades K-8. Our students come from Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon,
Corte Madera, San Rafael and Novato.
Overall Student/Teacher ratio
use the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Students consistently test above
the national average on the ITBS. St. Hilary students are
exceptionally strong in Math, Reading and Language Arts.
School’s full integration of curriculum and technology,
numerous enrichment classes and specialized programs in language,
art, music and athletics reflect its mission and commitment to the
values of academic excellence, spirituality and community.
Music, Drama and Visual Arts
St. Hilary has
a strong dedication to the Arts. In various grades, children are
given instruction in the recorder, violin and clarinet. We also
have a school Band, Choir and Drama programs for all grades. In
addition, we have a dedicated Art Studio to teach students
sculpture, printmaking, photography and Art History.
St. Hilary has
one of the most advanced Technology programs in the area including a
fast fiber and wireless network and over 50 computers networked with
internet access school wide. Students can access computers from the
classroom or in the Library/technology center. While students learn
all of the basic computer skills (Powerpoint, Word, Access, Excel,
Inspiration, Web site development), our computer program is
integrated into the curriculum so that technology becomes a learning
tool to enhance their academic progress
After-school program –
program includes electives such as chess, drama, art adventures,
science adventures, piano, guitar, violin, jazz/tap and others.
- Students can join the Student Council, the school newspaper,
the St. Hilary band, the children’s choir, Drama productions,
Computer club and Mathletes.
- our students participate in a variety of field trips every
year. Several classes enjoy multi-day trips including a trip to
Washington D.C. for our 8th graders, Walker Creek for
the 6th grade and our 4th grade class visits the Gold
Country & Sacramento.
St. Hilary has
a rich PE program for all grades. In addition, we host the CYO
program for Basketball, Volleyball, Flag Football and Track & Field
for all students on the Tiburon Peninsula in grades 3-8.
facilities upgrade completed in 2004 which includes new Middle
school classrooms, Science Lab, Gymnasium and Social Hall plus
upgraded Classrooms for grades K-5, Library & Technology Center,
Visual Arts Studio and Music Room.
St. Hilary Graduates
of the last 7 years have attended the following High Schools: Marin
Catholic, Marin Academy, Branson, San Domenico, St. Ignatius,
University High School, Urban High, Convent of the Sacred Heart,
Stuart Hall High School, Sacred Heart Cathedral High School, Drew
High School, Santa Catalina, Redwood High School and Tamalpais High
The St. Hilary
Parent Guild brings alive our community spirit with a variety of
fun-filled events for parents and children. All parents are welcome
and encouraged to participate in any/all Parent Guild activities.
Some of these programs include the Annual Auction, Father/Daughter &
Mother/Son dances, School picnics, Grandparents Day, Book Fair and
have an opportunity to assist in the classroom up to the 3rd
grade and help with specialty classes such as Art Studio, Computers
and in the Library.
Kindergarten: 8:00 – 12:30
Kindergarten: 8:00 - 2:00
– 8th grades: 8:00 – 3:00
available from dismissal to 6:00 pm every afternoon.
K-8 $6430 - $7603
Spirituality & Community Service
As a parish
school, the children are given religion classes beginning in
Kindergarten and they participate in school masses. Catholic and
Christian values are an integral part of their education – students
are taught to be responsible, respectful, and generous to others
participate in community service programs – visiting Nazareth House,
providing lunches for the homeless and serving at St. Vincent’s
dining room to name a few.
welcomes students from all religious and ethnic backgrounds and from
all other parishes.
St. Hilary uses
experienced Nutritionists to create healthy and interesting hot
lunch menus for our students. Hot lunches are offered Monday,
Tuesday Thursday and Friday and include such choices as pasta,
chicken caesar salad, chicken & rice, sushi, burritos and more.
Lunches are made by local restaurants & grocery stores and delivered
to the students daily.
Transit offers special buses from Sausalito and Mill Valley.
Students also carpool, bicycle and walk to school.