SAN MARIN HIGH SCHOOL is located 30 miles north of San Francisco in Novato, California, a community of nearly 50,000. San Marin is a public high school, which offers a comprehensive program of study to approximately 1026 students in grades nine through twelve. San Marin takes pride in its many award-winning programs in the areas of academics, athletics, and fine arts. Many of our students attend the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country. Because of our outstanding athletic and music programs, many San Marin students have been recruited by major colleges and universities and have been
the recipients of numerous scholarships. Participants in our drama and music programs are among the finest in Northern California. San Marin music group have performed at music festivals throughout California as well as New York, New Orleans, Mexico, Canada and Australia. Our exceptionally talented drama students were invited to represent the U.S. Team and perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, the largest drama competition in the world. All of these exceptional programs are a result of strong support from the San Marin students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation through 2016.
Students typically enroll in six classes each semester with some students enrolling in seven or eight classes.
GRADES AND GRADE POINT AVERAGES:
Grades A, B, C, D, F are used with the corresponding point values of 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, with the exception of honors and Advanced Placement classes in the 11th and 12th grades which are assigned an additional honor point for grades of A, B, and C. Physical Education, Student Assistant, and ROTC grades are excluded from the computation of the GPA in determining class rank. A college recommending mark is C or above. The passing grade is D. Students are ranked at the end of six and seven semesters. More than one student may possess a given rank in class.