Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
Small classes allow students to take advantage of individual instruction. Classes average 8 students and are divided if they reach 14 students.
We challenge with rigorous academics; we support with consistent behavioral standards; we train in life-long sports; we provide outdoor adventure; and we foster self-esteem through real accomplishment.
We are strictly college-preparatory, yet we readily accept students who need a second chance academically.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Independent Private Schools Association
Other school association(s)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||80 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Number of AP Courses||8 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Biology, Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Physics B, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History,|
|Average SAT score||1500|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$48,789|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition shown for: Nine-month Boarding Student August 18, 2013 - May 16, 2014 For more information on tuition, please visit http://sva.org/tuition-financial-aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Adrienne Forbes|
- Squaw Valley Academy is a college-preparatory school at Lake Tahoe for grades 9-12. As the oldest private school at Lake Tahoe, founded in 1978, the individual needs of each student remain an integral part of Squaw Valley Academy campus life. Our staff and faculty believe self-esteem is enhanced through real accomplishment in the academic, athletic, and social aspects of life at a boarding school. With an average of eight-to-twelve students per class, SVA is ideal for students who need the individual attention provided by small class size, study halls, and experienced, patient teachers. SVA accomodates most student needs and allows for an active lifestyle to compliment academic prowess.
Profile last updated: 08/24/2015
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