Mill Valley Middle School 425 Sycamore Ave, Mill Valley, CA94941 Established in 1972, Mill Valley Middle School is the town's primary middle school and a four-time winner of the…More California Distinguished School Award. Students from all five of the district's elementary schools attend this school. The school mascot is a panther.
Mill Valley Dirt Bowl 116 Sycamore Ave, Mill Valley, CA94941 Mill Valley Dirt Bowl is a basketball league that meets weekly outside of the Mill Valley Middle School. The league…More encourages fun and cooperative play for athletes ages 8 through 13. For registration and scheduling information, visit the Mill Valley Dirt Bowl website.
The Mill Valley School District is comprised of five elementary schools (Edna Maguire, Old Mill School, Park School,…More Strawberry Point School and Tam Valley School) and one middle school (Mill Valley Middle School), with a total enrollment of approximately 2,700 students. Superintendent Paul Johnson oversees the district's operations.</p>
<p>The district is governed by a five-member board of trustees. The trustees are Robin B. Moses, Steven J. Sell, Raoul Wertz, Leslie Wachtel and Bob Jacobs. The board meets twice a month at the district office.</p>
Located in the unincorporated Strawberry region of Mill Valley, Strawberry Point School opened in December 1952 for…More kindergarten through eighth grade. In 1969, students in grades six through eight transferred to Mill Valley Middle School. In 1990, Strawberry Point School closed because of low enrollment and reopened 10 years later. Upscale hardware and gardening store Smith and Hawken used the school's campus until it reopened in the fall of 2000. The school remains kindergarten through fifth grade.</p>
<p>Huey Lewis, who grew up in Mill Valley and became famous as frontman for Huey Lewis and the News, is a Strawberry Point School's alum.</p>
Community Garden 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA94941 Community Garden is located behind Mill Valley Community Center, right next to Mill Valley Middle School's…More basketball courts. This city-owned garden features 35 plots that can be rented by residents to grow their favorite vegetables, herbs, flowers and plants. The wait list for plot rental can reach 50 people, and individuals and families have waited up to three years for a plot to call their own. For more information about Community Garden plot rental, call the City of Mill Valley's Park & Recreation Department. Restrooms are available inside the Community Center.
Skate Park 425 Sycamore Ave, Mill Valley, CA94941 Skate Park is located in back of Mill Valley Middle School, right next to the entrance of Bayfront Park at the end of…More Sycamore. The ramps in this park are made from metal and are on the small side, most likely designed for young or inexperienced riders. All skaters must wear helmets, knee pads and elbow pads.
With approximately 100 students spread through kindergarten to 8th grade, the private Ring Mountain Day School is…More known for its small class size. The school's curriculum sends students through a developmental continuum: from play-based, to project-based, to discussion-based, always seeking to experientially teach children how to learn. </p>
<p>The middle school's discussion model is based on the Harkness Teaching pedagogy of Phillips Exeter Academy located in Exeter, N.H., providing students with a foundation for further studies in the liberal arts.</p>