Lake Tahoe School

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Lake Tahoe School is a fully-accredited, independent, Pre-K ages 3 & 4 through 8th grade school in northern Nevada and the Tahoe area.
With a teacher:student ratio of 1:6, interdisciplinary curriculum, extensive enrichment classes, world-class outdoor recreation & exploration, and top teachers and administrative professionals, Lake Tahoe School offers each student an elevated education experience to ensure a lifelong love of learning.
We have a rolling admissions policy.  Contact Kris Nugent for more information.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 149 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,725
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
149 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Lake Tahoe School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
13 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies according to PK, K-4, 5-8. Please see for current tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Kris Nugent
Admissions Associate
Allie Sacci
Endowment Size
$3 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
Arts and Music Programs:
Arts and Music Programs

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • Nestled between Lake Tahoe`s scenic northern shore and Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe School has occupied our secure, state-of-the art school building since 2004. Our teaching and learning facility features 56,000 sq ft of indoor teaching and learning space on five acres of property, just a stone`s throw from Lake Tahoe. 
  • Lake Tahoe School offers class-room based enrichment classes for Pre-K through 8th grades in:
  • Art
  • MakerSpace
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • With an interdisciplinary curriculum strategy, differentiated learning, and outdoor recreation and extensive athletics, the School practices the principles of whole student learning and social emotional learning.

School Reviews

50% of faculty have masters degrees. Current teacher to student ratio is 1:6. The School has an academic coach, a reading/writing specialist and class-based enrichment in Art, Music, Spanish, MakerSpace, Science, Outdoor and Physical Education, differentiated learning, interdisciplinary learning, and a new Athletic and Performing Arts Center.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 149 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,725
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Washoe County, NV is $16,512 for elementary schools and $16,625 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washoe County, NV is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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