Squaw Valley Academy

235 Squaw Valley Rd,
Olympic Valley, CA, 96146-0961
Tel: (530)583-9393
Grades: 9 - 12 | 56 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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 56 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Squaw Valley Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
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
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Adrienne Forbes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 21 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Cycling, Flag Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WeightliftingAlpine SkiingBadminton,
BasketballBowling,
Cross CountryCycling,
Flag FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
KayakingMountain Biking,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Weightlifting

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 08/26/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sugar Bowl Academy (20.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tahoe Montessori House (12.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Theresa School (12.2 miles away)
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