Quality of Life

Novato offers a range of housing, recreation, and entertainment options that will ensure your workforce can live, work and play in one of California’s most enjoyable communities.

Space to Grow

Novato is building for the future with more than 2,000 housing units currently planned or being constructed, abundant outdoor recreation activities and open space, and a burgeoning arts, entertainment and dining scene.

95% Graduation Rate

The district has a 95.5% graduation rate, higher than state and county averages.

75% Language Arts

75% of 11th graders meet or exceed standards on the new state test for English language arts.

91% Continuing Education

Over 91% of NUSD graduates continue their education, often at colleges like U.C. Berkeley and Cal Poly.

Affordable Bay Area Housing

Novato offers the space to grow your home life. With North Bay house prices 38% less than the San Francisco Metro area you’re more likely to find the kind of home you dream about. In Novato, you’ll be close to beautiful beaches and parks, wine country, San Francisco and – only a little further afield – year-round recreation at Lake Tahoe.

Family Fun in the North Bay

Novato offers the space to grow your home life, with housing prices 38% less than the SF Metro area. Novato is close to beautiful beaches, parks, wine country, and packed with recreational activities for families and lovers of the great outdoors.