Squaw Valley Academy at a Glance
Location: Olympic Valley, California; 200 miles east of San Francisco, and 45 miles west of Reno, Nevada, at the foot of Squaw Valley ski area.
Elevation: 6,200 feet (2000 meters)
Climate: Temperate – four seasons. 300 days of sunshine.
Spring – high: 55F or 13C; low: 39F or 4C.
Summer – high: 77F or 25C; low: 45F or 7.2C.
Fall – high: 60F or 15.6C; low: 40F or 4.4C.
Winter – high: 40F or 4.4C; low: 20F or -6.7C.
Student Body: Co-ed; 90 students; 95% Boarding.
Average Class Size: 8 to 10 students
Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); AdvancED; National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA).
Faculty: 12 full time; 60% with advanced degrees.
Student : Faculty Ratio: 8:1
Testing Services: SAT Testing Location; ACT Testing Location; TOEFL Junior Test Site.
College Acceptance: 100% for all graduating Seniors.