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K-5
Public
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Students enrolled: 378
Before care: Yes
After care: No

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1095 San Bernardino Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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(530) 543-2371
(530) 543-2375
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January 13, 2014
We just moved to Tahoe. The kids had only attended private school, but they were able to adapt well. They are happy and very well adjusted. The principle is aware and engaged. Their teachers Mrs. Lehmann and Mrs. Aaron are wonderful. We could not be happier.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2012
We just moved to this school this year and we couldn't be happier. Our daughter is so happy. Her teacher is great. So far everyone has been so nice and real. They are starting a watch dog dads group. The response by the parent community was overwhelming. They hoped for 30-40 dads, they got over 150! That is a perfect example of this awesome school. Great kids, supportive parents, caring teachers, helpful administration all led by a principal that strives to make his school better every day. So glad we moved here!

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2011
Fantastic school. My kindergartener knows more than I did in 2nd grade and the kids really enjoy the teaching styles here. The incorporation of environmental consciousness (education and responsibility but not over the top) into lessons is a welcome bonus. The teachers are fantastic, the administration is dedicated and involved and the curriculum is ambitious but not overwhelming. So glad my children will have this experience and we in South Lake Tahoe are so lucky to have a top-notch elementary school in our little town.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2011
This is a great school. The teachers are so caring and really go out of their way to work with the students and their parents. I love to volunteer whenever I can and the teachers are very welcoming. Love the students that attend this school and the the entire staff. Thanks all for working so hard.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2010
The school's great, but the parents are very stuck up and clickish, it feels very uncomfortable going to any school functions there. Unless you join the PTA, work there or just happen to know the 'right' people, it's hard to enjoy volunteering. If you drive a Mercedes, Volvo, Audi, BMW, Infinity or Porsche , you will be well liked and fit right in! Additionally, if you have a fake tan, bleached teeth, bleached hair, fake b**bs AND workout incessantly, you should fit in also! ;~)

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2010
It is innovative and gets the students out in nature

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 23, 2010
We have an amazing community looking to provide a rewarding educational experience for our children inside and outside the classroom.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 03, 2009
A public school where parents are eager to participate, and the administration welcomes it! With fantastic and devoted teachers and staff, LTESMS is a labor of love.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 02, 2009
I love our school because of our great teachers with innovative teaching styles. We also have a great group of parents to support our kids and make our school rock!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2009
LTEMS students learn how to live and grow in a way that preserves and protects the beautiful world they live in... Lake Tahoe! The school lives up to it's name. Our teachers and staff are very dedicated to providing the students with the tools they need to propel their curiosity and learn and grow. My granddaughter has become an involved citizen in our little community. It's very exciting to me to see her evolve into such an environmentally conscious kid!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 23, 2009
The Magnet School is a safe haven of learning in this sometimes scary world. The Teachers and Parents work as a team to breathe trust,knowledge,respect, and values into our children. I wish it continued into middle school too!

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2009
All families should consider moving up to South Lake Tahoe so that their kids can attend this school! My daughter goes there... and I can't wait till my son starts kindergarten. I wish the elementary school I went to when I was a kid had been like LTESMS.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Best science & environment education. Great parent involvement. Wonderful teachers

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2009
This is a wonderful school, parents and teachers are all very involved. It seems that many of the teachers send thier kids here too, to me that says a lot.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
January 31, 2009
My kids went to this school and when they entered the middle school they were almost OVER qualified. Fantastic school!

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2008
My son is a kindergartener here and absolutely loves it! Everyone is so caring and they make us feel welcome

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2008
LTESMS is outstanding! The staff is exceptionally talented, friendly and truly care about our students. Keep up the great work! Submitted by Jill Stanton, 4th & 5th grader's Mom:)

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2008
Fantastic elementary school with a focus on the environmental sciences. The teachers are fantastic and give the kids their all. Great parent involvement. The campus is beautiful with Mount Tallac views and no motor vechicle trafic. My children love going to school everyday!

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2006
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Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet
1095 San Bernardino Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA  96150
(530) 543-2371
Last modified Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top