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9-12|Private
100 students
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School leader:  Donald Rees
235 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

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(530) 583-9393
(530) 581-1111
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"We are known for our graduates earning 100% College Acceptance."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Facilities
    Access to farm or natural area, Sports Fields, Art room...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Badminton, Basketball, Flag football, Golf, Ice hockey...
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Submitted by a parent · January 07, 2016
Living in New England we are fortunate to have many boarding opportunities, none of them captured the spirit and soul of our son as Squaw Valley Academy has. After receiving several requests to travel across the country to visit the campus, I... more

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Submitted by a teacher · January 07, 2016
This school is a joke from a teaching standpoint. If you are a potential parent, ask the administration why the teacher turnover rate is so high? Even the teachers that are still there after a year hate it. The administration cares about one... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 02, 2015
I am currently a student at sva but planning to leave at the end of the semester. Squaw valley academy is a joke of an establishment that can sumed up in one statement- a boarding with no regard to the student wellbeing,happiness,or even health.... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a teacher · November 21, 2015
Our hands were tied and we had no power in the classroom. The kids run the school and make the rules

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All Graduates Earn 100% College Acceptance. Average class size of 8 students. Student to teacher ratio of 8:1 Students eat breakfast in the Dining Hall before heading off to daily classes from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm when they break for lunch. They return to class at 12:30 pm, and finish with academics at 2:00 pm. They depart campus for afternoon activities and sports from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and return to campus for dinner until 5:30 pm and relax before attending mandatory evening study hall, Sunday

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Last modified: January 7, 2016
Last modified Squaw Valley Academy is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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