South Lake Tahoe school information

IndexSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores51%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio25:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,235
Total private schools33,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in South Lake Tahoe are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in South Lake Tahoe.
  • 84.0% of people in South Lake Tahoe have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in South Lake Tahoe have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in South Lake Tahoe have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South Lake Tahoe

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  • Bijou Community3501 Spruce Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet1095 San Bernardino Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 0:190
  • Mt. Tallac High1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 82 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sierra House Elementary1709 Remington TrailGrades: KG - 05Students: 45 · Ratio: 0:166
  • South Tahoe High1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,139 · Ratio: 0:144
  • South Tahoe Middle2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 859 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Tahoe Valley Elementary943 Tahoe Island Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 446 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Transitional Learning Center (Continuation)1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.Grades: 11 - 12Students: 41 · Ratio: 0:17

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Compare South Lake Tahoe, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in South Lake Tahoe

IndexSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.5%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college59.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.2%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters7.6%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Lake Tahoe (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA1,84591%34%
Minden, NV3,40873%7%
Gardnerville, NV5,76166%3%
Carson City, NV54,63465%4%
Zephyr Cove, NV44058%15%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,39451%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Portsmouth, NH21,36674%8%
Albertville, AL21,36383%22%
Christiansburg, VA21,42779%16%
Sedalia, MO21,42948%29%
Marquette, MI21,43061%11%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,39451%25%
Source: The South Lake Tahoe, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.