top of page

Indexed Tuition

Marin Horizon is dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience for all students.


We believe that every family brings unique and valuable perspectives to our community, so it's our goal is to ensure that families, regardless of their financial background, can access the outstanding programs offered at our school. Our indexed tuition model allows us to tailor the yearly tuition to match each family's income. 

If you have a student who aligns with our mission and values and would thrive in an environment where their potential is recognized and nurtured, we encourage you to apply. Our admissions team is eager to work with you to explore how our indexed tuition model can best accommodate your family's unique financial situation.

Marin Horizon Tuition



Toddler Program

$27,780 (5 mornings)

$25,290 (4 mornings)

$23,880 (3 mornings)

Primary Program

$35,210 (5 days)

$33,970 (4 days)


Lower School (K-4)


Upper School (5-7)


Upper School (8)

The tuition at Marin Horizon is set each year to support a budget that allows Marin Horizon to operate a program that is aligned with its mission. The yearly budget allows our school to retain and hire experienced teachers that shape our students, deliver an academic program that in unparalleled, and maintain the financial strength of the school.


Toddler and Primary tuition varies by number of days. The tuition includes all academic fees, books, technology and outdoor education trips. 


Process / Timelines

Step 1:  Indexed Tuition Application - January 12, 2024

Marin Horizon School’s Indexed Tuition program is designed to make a Marin Horizon education possible for all families based on demonstrated financial need and the availability of funds. We use the Clarity Application to determine a family’s level of financial need based on the information that families share in the application which includes assets, income, expenses, and debts. The deadline for completing the financial aid application including relevant supplemental documents is January 12, 2024.

Step 2: Clarity App Steps

To get started, please go to the Clarity Application and create an account. The application typically takes less than 30 minutes to complete. The Clarity Application is also mobile-friendly so you can complete it from anywhere. You are also able to save your progress and return at any time. 


 - Start with household and applicant information. 

 - Select that you are applying to Marin Horizon School.

 - Sign and submit a Form 4506c to give Clarity permission to pull your prior year tax returns.

   (No upload required)

 - Enter financial information, including income, expenses, assets, and debts.


Note: Marin Horizon may require additional documents in addition to last year’s taxes.

Application Fee - At the end of the application, there is a $60 fee to submit, but you can share you application with other additional schools that accept the Clarity Application for no additional charge. 


Clarity Application Support - If you need support during the process of completing your application, there is in-app support available through the “Help” button in the bottom left of the screen, as well as email and phone support at or 206-210-3752, in both English and Spanish. The application itself is also fully translated into Spanish.

Late Applications

Requests for tuition assistance that are filed after the deadlines will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.


Your indexed tuition / assistance is awarded for one year, but unless there is a significant change in annual income or available assets, you can expect the approximate level of assistance to be continued from year to year. Parents must complete a Person al Financial Statement each year using Clarity with the annual application deadlines.

bottom of page