The Cove School

The Cove School

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New Elementary School Campus

Larkspur-Corte Madera School District | Corte Madera, CA
350 students | 39,680 sf

This five-building elementary school makes use of learning suites instead of traditional stand-alone classrooms. Each suite includes two classroom-sized spaces that can be combined or partitioned off by a partially transparent operable wall, allowing collaborative and integrated teaching for group, individual and peer learning. The entrances for all suites face a central shared courtyard. The campus is anchored by a student services and café gathering space, which accommodates administration and counseling offices, dining, performance and exercise use and school-wide assemblies. Cove boasts abundant natural light, large alcoves for art and science, reading nooks and designated outdoor learning spaces.


  • Central Outdoor Amphitheater
  • Multi-Use Café Space
  • Culinary Gardens


The Cove School is one of the most flexible, learner-centered, sustainable, and cost-effective schools in the area. Valerie Pitts, Ed.D. Superintendent, Larkspur-Corte Madera School District