Frequently Asked Questions - School Placement

  • When can I begin the registration process?

  • When can I begin the registration process?

  • Can I register my child prior to moving to Mill Valley?

  • We are moving to Mill Valley and purchased a house near a Mill Valley school. What can we do to make sure our child attends our neighborhood school?

  • How is school placement decided?

  • I don’t understand why my child cannot get into the school of our first preference when the nearest school has two more students per class.

  • When can I officially place my child on a waiting list?

  • Is it “first come, first serve” on the waiting lists? Can I bump ahead of another student if I protest to the District/Superintendent or if I live right next to the school?

  • Will my child be guaranteed placement at the school closest to my home?

  • What if my child is not placed in my preferred school?

  • Are my children guaranteed to be placed at the same school?

  • What are the Kindergarten registration dates for enrollment and when will we be notified?

  • What are class size averages for the district?

  • Do you offer school tours?

  • Is there a school bus program?