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72%
  • Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet
  • 1095 San Bernardino Ave., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
41%
  • Sierra House Elementary
  • 1709 Remington Trail, South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
39%
  • South Tahoe Middle School
  • 2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 817
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
30%
  • South Tahoe High
  • 1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 984
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
29%
  • Bijou Community
  • 3501 Spruce Ave., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 582
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
25%
  • Tahoe Valley Elementary
  • 943 Tahoe Island Dr., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
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  • Mt. Tallac High
  • 1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 87
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Blue Ridge
  • 6767 Green Valley Rd., South Lake Tahoe
  • El Dorado County Office of Education
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
n/a
  • Transitional Learning Center (continuation)
  • 1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 38
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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South Lake Tahoe school information

IndexSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores39%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The South Lake Tahoe, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. South Lake Tahoe public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 3% higher than than the California average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Lake Tahoe public schools is 25:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 23.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in South Lake Tahoe

IndexSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

South Lake Tahoe, CA School Districts

Lake Tahoe Unified School District

There are a total of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in South Lake Tahoe. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Lake Tahoe, CA schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 25:1. In South Lake Tahoe, CA, an average of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of South Lake Tahoe schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of South Lake Tahoe, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Minden, NV3,35937%24%
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA1,24930%40%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,50639%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roselle, NJ21,50729%42%
Allison Park, PA21,51575%53%
Darien, CT21,51978%58%
Lakeside, CA21,48833%33%
Midlothian, TX21,53085%73%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,50639%21%
Source: The South Lake Tahoe, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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