South Tahoe High School

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1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Tahoe High School serves 1,013 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
South Tahoe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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South Tahoe High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

South Tahoe High School's student population of 1,013 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,013 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

South Tahoe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Tahoe High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5599 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
39%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Tahoe Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Tahoe High School is Mt. Tallac High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Tahoe Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tahoe Valley Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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