Lake Tahoe Unified School District

1021 Al Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-4426
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lake Tahoe Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,641 students in Lake Tahoe Unified School District.
Public Schools in Lake Tahoe Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.59, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,641 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
178 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
43%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
13 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
147 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,640 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
56%
# Black Students
13 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
1,675 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
46%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
145 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
344
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
238
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
270
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
236
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
235
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
258
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
277
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
267
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
288
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
313
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
291
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
329
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
295
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,868 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,924 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$58 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$54 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,868
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,924
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lake Tahoe Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lake Tahoe Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1095 San Bernardino Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2371
Grades: K-5
| 361 students
Rank: #22.
Sierra House Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1709 Remington Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2327
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #33.
South Tahoe High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 54% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-4111
Grades: 9-12
| 1,156 students
Rank: #44.
South Tahoe Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 41% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-6404
Grades: 6-8
| 790 students
Rank: #55.
Tahoe Valley Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
943 Tahoe Island Dr.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2350
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #66.
Bijou Community
(Math: 25% | Reading: 33% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 Spruce Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2337
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #77.
Mt. Tallac High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2264
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elevated Digital Learning Academy
Alternative School
1201 Lyons Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-2850
Grades: K-12
| 84 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lake Tahoe Unified School District?
Lake Tahoe Unified School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,641 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Lake Tahoe Unified School District?
46% of Lake Tahoe Unified School District students are White, 45% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lake Tahoe Unified School District?
Lake Tahoe Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Lake Tahoe Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,924 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,641 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 91%
  • : 33%
  • : 43%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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