Caulbridge School

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Basic Information

Address: 1 St. Vincent Drive San Rafael, CA 94903
County: Marin
Phone Number: 4154811243
Principal: Debra Lambrecht
School Type: Private School TK-8th Grade

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Additional Information

Founded: 2015
Ages/Grades: TK, 4 years old throug 8th Grade; Parent Child classes for toddlers
School Setting:

Caulbridge School sits on a magnificent nature property in Marin County. Our campus includes beautiful sunlit classrooms and project rooms, library, outdoor classrooms and stage, auditorium, kitchen, hiking trails and recreation areas. Students enjoy the trees, creek and abundant wildlife on campus.

Caulbridge School is conveniently located for families throughout Marin, San Francisco and the East Bay.

School Schedule: 8:30 to 3:00 with Aftercare until 5:00
School days in Calendar Year: 170
School Holidays: National Holidays plus 2 weeks for December Holidays/New Year, and 1 week for Thanksgiving, Mid-Winter break, Spring Break. No staff development days during the year.
School Size: Class sizes limited to 12
Classroom Size: large sunlit classrooms
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

$15,995 - $28,995; indexed tution based on families ability

Financial Aid:

About 20% of families receive financial aid, up to $9,000


Grouping students by skill-level rather than grade-level for math and language arts meets the needs of those students who are ready for more advanced academics, as well as those who are struggling and need more practice. Caulbridge School supports optimal learning using structured and sequential mastery of skills.
Caulbridge develops strong foundational literacy and numeracy and wraps it in the arts, music, sciences and rich literature.

Percentage of Graduating Class: a new and growing school, no graduates yet
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Caulbridge School engages the young child in adult and peer interactions rather than using computer screens for learning. An increasing body of literature shows that today’s fast‐paced technology and media‐infused society can negatively influence the development of children on many levels including reducing their capacity to create a meaningful connection with others and the world around them.
There will be no regular use of technology in the lower grades, except for students with special needs who may benefit from technology support learning.

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Unlimited parking in large school lot

Admissions Deadline: January, with rolling admissions and accepting transfer students as space available.
Mission Statement:

We are preparing children for a time of new paradigms, for jobs that have not yet been created, for unknown challenges and undiscovered solutions. In these unprecedented times of change and uncertainty, our world needs adaptive thinkers with strength of heart and character.

Philosophy/Belief Statement: Caulbridge Education uses a child-development perspective and works to balance a child’s sensory-motor, social-emotional and cognitive development. This becomes a solid foundation for the deeper learning outcomes of critical thinking, collaboration, self-confidence and ethics. Strong intellectual capacities and personal resilience are the natural products of our developmental model.
School History: September 2015 – Began the school year with small, mixed-age classes in a shared-space facility and temporary location. This soft opening allowed for the implementation and evaluation of Caulbridge methods. January 2017 – Secured our beautiful nature campus in the Marinwood area. Upon moving to our new campus, we were able to add Kindergarten and focus on growing our school from the lower grades. We are adding a grade level each year until we are a full TK – 8 primary school. September 2019 – We expanded to include our Courtyard Campus for Grades 1-8, just 100 yards from our initial building that will become our Early Childhood Campus.
Programs and Services:

Comprehensive TK-8 school
Homeschool program
Parent-Child programs
Kindergarten Readiness Nature Program

Notes/School Information:

A Common Sense Education in Uncommon Times: Caulbridge School works to develop a child's social-emotional, sensory-motor and cognitive skills in a balanced way through:
- Time in nature, hiking, climbing trees, exploring
- Strong, structured academics
- Developmental movement, cooperative games
- Building and crafting, painting, music, handwork
- Calm classrooms, quality materials, natural products
- Healthy rhythms and routines, eating together, chores
- Explicit teaching of academics and social skills
- Supporting a child`s ability to self-manage
- Partnering with parents
Schedule a Private Tour Now. to see our beautiful campus, meet our teachers and see children engaged in learning.