Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Northern California, located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is the largest reservoir in the state, with a surface area of over 30,000 acres. It is formed by the damming of the Sacramento River and is a popular destination for boaters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts.
The lake is known for its excellent fishing, with a wide variety of species including trout, bass, catfish, and crappie. It is also a great spot for watersports, including wakeboarding, waterskiing, and jet skiing. The lake is surrounded by stunning scenery, with dramatic mountains and forests providing a beautiful backdrop.
The lake is also home to a number of campgrounds, resorts, and other recreational facilities, making it an ideal spot for a family vacation or weekend getaway. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, from hiking and mountain biking to swimming and kayaking.
Shasta Lake is a great place to explore and enjoy the beauty of Northern California. Whether you are looking for a peaceful retreat, an outdoor adventure, or a fun-filled family vacation, Shasta Lake is the perfect destination.

Address:

4620 Vallecito St.
Redding, CA 96003

Phone:

(530) 275-7020

Site:

shastacoe.org

Grades:

K – 8

Enrollment:

631 students

Overview Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake serves 631 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Shasta Lake placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Shasta Lake is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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