Elementary Middle School in Marin County, CA

Willow Creek Academy

636 Nevada St, Sausalito, CA 94965

Note: The School Review only assigns rankings to Elementary, Middle or High schools. This school does not fit clearly into one of those school classifications and is therefore unranked.

How Good is Willow Creek Academy?

Report Card

B+ Academic Results
A- Learning Enviroment
B+ School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

Willow Creek Academy is a elementary/middle school located in Sausalito, California. An enrollment of 396 students and a student–teacher ratio of 25 students per teacher was reported by the school.

When compared to other schools in California it is slightly above average and has received and a grade of B+ from The School Review. State and county rankings are unavailable for this school.

The school data used in our grading is collected by the U.S. Department of Education and state boards of education. These data are analyzed to calculate a grade for safety, academics and learning environment for each school. An overall grade is then calculated based on a weighted combination of those scores. Our methodology page has details on our grading system.


California standardized test performance, among other data points, are used to determine the academic grade for a school. Willow Creek Academy earned a grade of B+ for academics. For this measure, this school is slightly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California.

Source: CA Standardized Tests
Academics Grade B+
Test Performance Very Good
Algebra 1 Passed N/A

Learning Enviroment

We use factors such as chronic absenteeism, teacher experience, teacher certifications among others to evaluate the learning environment of a school. For learning environment, Willow Creek Academy performs above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California and earned the grade of A- for this measure.

Students : Teacher
CA Avg. 24
Uncertified Teachers
CA Avg. 2%
New Teachers
CA Avg. 15%
Learning Enviroment Grade A-
Student–Teacher Ratio Poor
Student Absenteeism Excellent
Teacher Absenteeism N/A
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Good


School safety is evaluated by comparing factors such as suspension and physical altercation rate at a school. For safety, Willow Creek Academy performs slightly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California and earned the grade of B+ for this measure.

Safety Grade B+
In-School Suspensions N/A
Out-of-School Suspensions Very Good
Physical Altercations Good


The demographics of the student body at Willow Creek Academy are summarized below. A school’s demographics are not a factor when determining its score.

Students w/ Disablities
CA Avg. 8%
Free Lunch
CA Avg. 50%
Econ. Disadvantaged
CA Avg. 59%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 396
Minority Students 228
Diversity Index 60
Students with Disablities 35
Economically Disadvantaged 40%
Limited English Proficiency 25%
Gifted Students N/A


High Diversity - This award indicates that the student body at a school is among the most racially and ethnically diverse in the nation. Less than 10% of schools qualify for this badge. Read more about how this metric was calculated and why TheSchoolReview feels it is important to recognize those schools with highly diverse student populations.

Compare Nearby Schools

Listed below are elementary/middle schools near Willow Creek Academy. Use the table to compare The School Review’s grades for these nearby schools. All Sausalito schools can be seen on the Sausalito, California schools directory page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Tamalpais Valley Elementary School A+ A+ B+ N/A
2 Strawberry Point Elementary School A+ A+ B+ N/A
3 Reed Elementary School N/A N/A B+ N/A
4 Del Mar Middle School A+ A+ B+ A-
5 Mill Valley Middle School A+ A+ A A+

Willow Creek Academy - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students are enrolled at Willow Creek Academy? The school reported 396 enrolled students to the U.S Dept of Education.
  • How good of a school is Willow Creek Academy? The school received an overall grade of B+, which means it is slightly above average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is Willow Creek Academy in? The school is located in Marin County.
  • How can I contact Willow Creek Academy? The school's number is (415) 331-7530. You can visit their website at http://www.willowcreekacademy.org.
  • Where is Willow Creek Academy? 636 Nevada St, Sausalito, California 94965
Nearby Schools
Tamalpais Valley Elementary School
350 Bell Ln Mill Valley, CA 94941
Strawberry Point Elementary School
117 E Strawberry Dr Mill Valley, CA 94941
Reed Elementary School
1199 Tiburon Blvd Tiburon, CA 94920
Del Mar Middle School
105 Avenida Miraflores Tiburon, CA 94920
Mill Valley Middle School
425 Sycamore Ave Mill Valley, CA 94941