Welcome to Kentfield
Kentfield, positioned at the base of Mt. Tamalpais, boasts a great central location as well as beautiful natural surroundings. A small unincorporated area with about 6,485 residents, Kentfield offers many outdoor opportunities. The numerous trails are loved by the locals and hundreds of cyclists ride through town everyday. Approximately 16 miles north of San Francisco, Kentfield is the quintessential Marin town, complete with the charming College Avenue with cafes and the ever popular Woodlands Market, a gourmet grocery store. With great public schools and lovely homes, Kentfield has a wonderful community.
Bacich Elementary School, the public elementary school for grades K-4, is a California Distinguished School and serves approximately 600 students. The school’s mission is to create a culture that is both respectful and caring as well as help the students to grow into better individuals through hard work in school. With a California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) of 960 out of 1000 in 2012, Bacich is in the top section of schools in the state.
A.E. Kent Middle School is the public middle school for grades 5-8 located in Kentfield. A California Distinguished School, Kent offers many different science and art programs for the students. The school is part of the Collaborative for Social and Emotional Learning, a program to promote a safe learning environment as well as make students good overall citizens.
Marin Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic, co-educational, college prep school located in Kentfield. MC combines faith, leadership, and academics to create an enriching and complete high school experience. With a large emphasis on sports, Marin Catholic’s teams encourage students to take risks and make amazing memories with their teammates.
Students in Kentfield may enroll in the local public high school, Redwood High School. It is a California Distinguished School with rich art, science, and extracurricular programs.