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South Lake Tahoe Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data


Lake Tahoe Unified School District Details

Lake Tahoe Unified School District
1021 Al Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

3,725 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

21 Students Per Classroom (State average is 23)

Lake Tahoe Unified School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
38%
45%
43%
51%
33%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bijou Community School
3501 Spruce Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
KG-05
Elevated Digital Learning Academy School
1201 Lyons Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
KG-12
Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet School
1095 San Bernardino Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
KG-05
Mt. Tallac High School
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
09-12
Sierra House Elementary School
1709 Remington Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
KG-05
South Tahoe High School
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
09-12
South Tahoe Middle School
2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
06-08
Tahoe Valley Elementary School
943 Tahoe Island Dr.
South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.1% 23.3%
Black 0.4% 5.4%
Hispanic 46.3% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.7% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.3% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.2% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,342 $32,300,224 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $631 $2,443,232 4.4%
Staff $325 $1,258,400 2.3%
General Administration $204 $789,888 1.4%
School Administration $951 $3,682,272 6.6%
Operation $1,401 $5,424,672 9.8%
Transportation $406 $1,572,032 2.8%
Other $544 $2,106,368 3.8%
Total Support $4,462 $17,276,864 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,541 $5,966,752 10.7%
Total Expenditures $14,345 $55,543,840 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,356 $50,163,077,615 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $884 $5,306,242,206 5.2%
Staff $863 $5,178,254,236 5.0%
General Administration $215 $1,291,487,537 1.3%
School Administration $923 $5,541,916,109 5.4%
Operation $1,311 $7,872,234,116 7.7%
Transportation $303 $1,818,082,742 1.8%
Other $665 $3,989,805,237 3.9%
Total Support $5,163 $30,997,440,957 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,580 $21,494,994,026 20.9%
Total Expenditures $17,099 $102,656,107,113 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%