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School leader:  Joanna Mitchell
2945 Polaris Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145-5099

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(530) 581-7000
(530) 581-3252
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Best known for
"We have a strong, positive school culture and Ski Academy program."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Band, Jazz band, Photography, Drawing / Sketching...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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20 reviews

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Recent Comments


Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2015
My child rarely has homework and can still manage to get almost all A's. Most of my child's large assignments are group projects. Rarely does my child have to write a paper. My child is able to sign up for as many AP classes as she wants, but she... more

Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective
Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2015
I am not sure if they are ineffective or they have just given up since the administration does not expect much from them or the parents and students expect to receive A's for doing nothing and so the culture at the school has become one of "gimme... more

Develops grit: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2015
This school does not teach persistence and grit. To the contrary, it teaches kids that there are no consequences for bad behavior, that life is about redos and second chances. That you can get by without doing homework and turn things in whenever... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2015
Teachers are too easy on students. They have too many opportunities to redo and make up work. This is not the real world. A 70% is a B in my daughter's geometry class. How is that preparing her for college?

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North Tahoe High School
2945 Polaris Road, Tahoe City, CA  96145-5099
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. (530) 581-7000
Last modified North Tahoe High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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