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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Sports
    B
Address
PO Box 2667
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Telephone
(530) 583-9393
Website

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$52,950
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)
$52,950
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
$5,000
From Squaw Valley Academy

As Head of School, I am honored to work with such an outstanding group of people. Each teacher and dorm staff embrace the life-style commitment necessary to serve our students in a residential environment. Our teachers serve as role models, who help our student go beyond themselves. I believe in our school mission of combining rigorous academics mixed with training in lifelong sports to foster self-esteem through real accomplishment.
Accredited by the National Independent Private School Association and Advanced ED, our college preparatory curriculum provides classes which allow each student to achieve academic success. Personal attention and tailored academics are the basis of success for our students.
The average class size of eight encourages each student’s commitment in the learning process. Students who need extra assistance can be helped in our Academic Support Center, while our 15 Advanced Placement courses challenge students with college level material.

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Squaw Valley Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
6 responses
Average ACT
28
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    Students

    Diversity
    B
    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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    Squaw Valley Academy 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.