Welcome to Muir Beach
Muir Beach is located about 2 miles from the entrance to Muir Woods National Monument, is a community and beach located 16.5 miles North West of San Francisco in Western Marin County. As of the census of 2000, there were 295 people, 131 households, and 69 families residing in community. Muir Beach itself is about 1000 feet long and 200 feet wide.
As of the census of 2000, there were 295 people, 131 households, and 69 families residing in Muir Beach. There were 131 households out of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.6% were non-families. The median income for a household was $125,402, and the median income for a family was $152,174.
Muir Beach is served by two public school districts; Mill Valley School District on the elementary school level and Tamalpais Union High School District, which includes Tamalpais High School.
Mill Valley School District is a well-respected public school district comprised of five elementary schools and one middle school. It serves the unincorporated areas of Muir Beach, Alto, Strawberry Point, Tamalpais Valley, Panoramic Ridge, and Homestead Valley, as well as Mill Valley. Students enrolled in Mill Valley Elementary School District consistently score well above the state average on the California Standards Tests (CSTs). Support systems include GATE (Gifted and Talented Education), Special Education, and academic support for English language learners. Before and after childcare is available at all elementary schools in the Mill Valley School District.
Tamalpais Union High School District provides secondary school education to students coming from ten elementary districts in Marin County. It includes three comprehensive high schools, all of which have been designated as California Distinguished Schools, and two alternative schools. Most students from Muir Beach attend Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley.