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Sausalito, with its rich history as a weekend escape for San Franciscans, has all the charm of a small village with the luxury of a larger city. It has a quaint downtown with harbors, boutiques, beautiful art galleries, restaurants on the water, and jaw-dropping views of the San Francisco Bay, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, and the skyline of San Francisco. Sausalito also has a strong sense of community with many events around town. These include the famous art festival, jazz concerts in the park, and Fourth of July parade. The town has a fascinating history and the extraordinary character of Sausalito is timeless. With California Distinguished schools, beautiful views, and some of the most coveted real estate in the world, Sausalito is one of the best places in Marin to buy property.


Willow Creek Academy, a Public K-8 Charter School, is an award-winning school in the heart of Sausalito. It uses a lottery system to decide enrollment in the school and receives numerous applications per year. The school was founded by parents and community members who wanted to create a choice within the District. Willow Creek runs on the belief that inquiry-driven work allows children the space to be creative and successful in school.

Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy is a K-8 public school in the Sausalito Marin City School District. The school strives to teach their students to be compassionate citizens of the world and to be global thinkers. With sports and arts programs, Bayside MLK focuses on creating a college culture by connecting the past with the students’ hopes for the future.

Students in Sausalito filter into Tamalpais High School in the Tamalpais Union School District. It is nationally recognized as one of the best public high schools in the state and offers many AP and Honors classes for students to take.

There are two private schools located in Sausalito as well. There is the New Village School, a K-12 school, and Sparrow Creek Montessori, a preschool for ages 3-6.