Sugar Bowl Academy

  • Sugar Bowl Academy is a college preparatory, athletic-oriented boarding and day school located near Truckee, California.
  • The school provides students with the unique opportunity to maximize their athletic potential without compromising their academic standards.
  • The program is designed around a flexible yet demanding college preparatory curriculum, a rigorous athletic training program, and the development of outstanding individuals.
  • Through its academic, athletic, and community-oriented programs, SBA seeks to empower each student with the skills necessary to enjoy an educated and enriched life.
  • Sugar Bowl Academy is the only fully accredited college preparatory school for the competitive skier in California.
  • It provides a rigorous academic experience for students who wish to pursue alpine, nordic and freeride skiing at the highest competitive levels.
  • Academic and athletic scheduling is designed to accommodate the demanding training and race schedules of the student-athletes.
  • Enrollment averages around 45 students as the facility accommodates a student body of 19 boarding and 35 day students.
  • The school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students43 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Sugar Bowl Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Sugar Bowl Academy is Tahoe Expedition Academy (6.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Truckee
    Tahoe Expedition Academy
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 240 students
    6.4 miles
    9765 Schaffer Mill Road
    Truckee, CA 96161
    (530) 546-5253
    6.4 PK-12
  • Olympic Valley
    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
    10.1 miles
    255 Squaw Valley Rd
    Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (530) 583-8665
    10.1 9-12
  • Incline Village
    Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
    20.6 miles
    889 Alder Ave
    Incline Village, NV 89451
    (775) 831-2423
    20.6 7-12
  • Incline Village
    Grades: PK-8 | 149 students
    21.5 miles
    995 Tahoe Blvd
    Incline Village, NV 89451
    (775) 831-5828
    21.5 PK-8
  • Reno
    The Goddard School
    The Goddard School Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    26.7 miles
    455 Somersett Parkway
    Reno, NV 89523
    (775) 787-1070
    26.7 NS-K

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