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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Lake Tahoe Prep is enrolling boarding students and is doing the very best it can to protect all of our community members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students and Staff members are tested for COVID-19 upon arrival for the 2020-2021 school year. In addition, LTP follows safety protocols including requiring face masks, daily temperature monitoring, hand sanitizing, social distancing and others. Learn More

  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    NG
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Sports
    B-
PO Box 2180
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
About Lake Tahoe Preparatory School...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$55,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$55,000
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
$5,000
From Lake Tahoe Preparatory School

Lake Tahoe Prep is a coeducational boarding school for students in grades 9-12 located in Olympic Valley, California. With a student body of 70 and student to teacher ratio of 7:1, we lead a program built upon personalized attention. Our students benefit from our robust curriculum approved by the University of California, small class size, individualized learning, and access to yearlong outdoor sports. Our community offers access to global perspectives, as our student body represents 13 countries.
In 2020, we marked the 42-year anniversary of our school with a name change to Lake Tahoe Preparatory School.
I would like to invite each of you to reach out to me to schedule a visit. A campus visit is an authentic way to meet our students and learn about their experiences. While touring our newly renovated buildings, you will quickly see we offer the best of a big school, with all the benefits of a small one.
Sincerely,

William "Bill" Grant
Head of School

Lake Tahoe Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
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Average ACT
26
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Project-Based Learning at Lake Tahoe Prep

By providing a rich variety of learning experiences prepare our students to pursue a lifetime of goals and achievement. By teaching our students how they can establish small successes in their lives as they complete our college-preparatory program, they begin to realize that they can also be successful at accomplishing ever-larger goals at college and long after.

Culture & Safety

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    Boarding

    Students Boarding
    90%
    Boarding Days Per Week
    5-day, 7-day
    Top Countries
    Czech Republic, France, Japan, Mexico, Spain
    International Boarding Students
    50%

    Students

    Diversity
    NG
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    80
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    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    6:1
    National
    17:1
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    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A-
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Low
    Boys Athletic Participation
    High
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    Lake Tahoe Preparatory School Reviews

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    SVA has a beautiful campus in close proximity to many outdoor recreational opportunities for the students. The skiing is fabulous The academics are rigorous and prepare the students well for college. As parents, we are very impressed with the administration and the support they offer students and families.
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    one of the best American High School I have seen. love the environment ~ My child went to high school there and she had so much fun. The school provided her both academically and physically opportunities to develop herself and she had been more independent since she studies there. I wish the school all the best in the future and help more child to reach their dream.
    Squaw Valley Academy was great for my son. He is ready for college thanks to his teachers. The communication is great and we feel he was part of a true community. I am pleased with all the changes that have occurred in the past year.