Tamalpais Union High School District

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Tamalpais Union High School District
395 Doherty Drive
Larkspur, California 94977
Funding type Public
Founded 1908
School board

Ruth Dell (2005-2009)

Cindy McCauley (2007-2011)
Susan Schmidt (2005-2009)
John Wright (2005-2009)
Bob Walter (2003-2011)
Oversight Western Association of Schools and Colleges,
Accrediting Commission for Schools
Superintendent Bob Ferguson
Assistant Superintendents Steve Butler, Kathy Bennett
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3921 (2012)
Language English
Campus Suburban
Area Southern Marin County
Communities served

Tamalpais High School

Bolinas, Mill Valley, Sausalito, Marin City, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach, Strawberry, and Tamalpais-Homestead Valley

Sir Francis Drake High School

Fairfax, Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, Nicasio, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, and Woodacre

Redwood High School

Larkspur, Belvedere, Corte Madera, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Ross, and Tiburon
Feeder schools Bolinas-Stinson Union School District
Kentfield School District
Lagunitas School District
Larkspur School District
Mill Valley School District
Nicasio School District
Reed Union School District
Ross School District
Ross Valley School District
Sausalito Marin City School District
Redwood High School, which houses the district headquarters

The Tamalpais Union High School District or TUHSD provides high school education to students residing in ten elementary districts in central and southern Marin County, California and parts of West Marin. The headquarters are on the property of Redwood High School in Larkspur, California.[1][2][3]

Communities served[edit]

They are: Bolinas-Stinson Union, Kentfield, Lagunitas, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Nicasio, Reed Union, Ross, Ross Valley and Sausalito Marin City School Districts. As of 2012, District enrollment was 3,921 students. The union high school district lies within the Marin Community College District.[4][5]


The three comprehensive high schools and the communities in their attendance areas (with ZIP Codes) are:

  • Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley; opened 1908; serves Bolinas (94924), Mill Valley (94941), Sausalito & Marin City (94965), Stinson Beach (94970)
  • Sir Francis Drake High School, San Anselmo; opened 1951; serves Fairfax (94930), Forest Knolls (94933), Lagunitas (94938). Nicasio (94946), San Anselmo (94960), San Geronimo (94963), Woodacre (94973)
  • Redwood High School, Larkspur; opened 1958;[citation needed] serves Belvedere (94920), Corte Madera (94925), Greenbrae & Kentfield (94904), Larkspur (94939), Ross (94957), Tiburon (94920)[6]

Two alternative high schools serve the entire district:

Tamalpais, Redwood, and Drake are California Distinguished Schools. San Andreas has been recognized by the State of California as a Model Continuation School.[5]


  1. ^ Home. Tamalpais Union High School District. Retrieved on January 26, 2017. "Contact Us 395 Doherty Dr Larkspur, CA 94939"
  2. ^ Home. Redwood High School. Retrieved on January 26, 2017. "Address Redwood High School 395 Doherty Drive Larkspur, CA 94939"
  3. ^ "Campus and Building Maps." Redwood High School. Retrieved om January 27, 2017. See: "CEA, 400's, District Office" on the map
  4. ^ Tamalpais Union High School District, Schools
  5. ^ a b Marin County Office of Education, Marin Public Schools, 2006 - 2007, pages 65 - 68 (pdf)
  6. ^ "Redwood High School" (2016-2017 profile). Tamalpais Union High School District. Retrieved on January 26, 2017.

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Coordinates: 37°56′15″N 122°31′24″W / 37.93750°N 122.52333°W / 37.93750; -122.52333