About Us

Located along the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe, South Tahoe Middle School (STMS) serves the entire South Lake Tahoe, California area. South Tahoe Middle School serves students in grades 6 through eight and enrollment as of October 2023 was 745.  The school's schedule and course offerings focus on Common Core state standards and Next Generation Science Standards.  The school provides a wide variety of courses, a comprehensive athletics programs, and wrap around counseling and intervention programs for all students. The ethnic diversity of our student body along with strong community support enhance all school programs. In addition, extracurricular activities including Club Live, Club Ally, Leadership, and competitive ski programs are available to all students. Jumpstart is available to incoming 6th graders; an academic program focused on early instruction, study skills, time management, expectations, campus orientation, socialization, and generally students gaining confidence and comfort with their new school, grade level, peers, and school staff.

VISION: Discover and foster the unique talents and potential of all students.
MISSION: Cultivating a collaborative nurturing environment which embraces diversity, promotes equity and develops confident lifelong learners resulting in academic excellence, civic responsibility, and emotional and physical wellness.