Fast Facts


Our Mission:

Sage Ridge School graduates curious and confident citizens who embrace rigorous scholarship, respect the dignity of individuals, choose integrity, embody courage, cultivate a compassionate community, and ultimately thrive in college and in our global society.


 

Whole School

227

Students Enrolled in Grades 3-12

11

Average Class Size

1:1

Laptop Program:
every student has a dedicated laptop computer.

24

Athletic Teams for Grades 5-12

75%

of Faculty have Advanced Degrees

16

Average Years of Teaching Experience

75

Minimum hours of Community Service required for Graduation.

1

Week Trip Every Year for Outdoor Education

College Ready

Each year our graduating seniors matriculate at a wide range of best-fit colleges and universities across the country.

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At a Glance:

Founded in 1998 and nestle on 40 acres in the Mount Rose foothills, it remains Northern Nevada's only independent, non-sectarian, co-educational college preparatory day school. 

  • 5 Value Pillars (Scholarship, Respect, Integrity, Courage, and Community) encapsulate the school's culture
  • Educates 227 students in grades 3 through 12
  • A fully accredited member of the Northwestern Association of Independent Schools
  • Active members of the National Association of Independent Schools, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association for Advancement of International Education, National/Western Associations for College Admission Counseling, College Board, and Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association
  • A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization 

Our Schedule:

We instituted this year a new rotation 10-day block schedule with hour-long classes. Students are enrolled in 8 classes at a time and 6 classes meet each day. All students are also assigned an advisor and advisory group. Advisories meet weekly to work on social-emotional skills and bond as a group. Breaks/recess are given twice a day. 

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AP Exam Pass Rates 2015-2019

Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

  • 62% of our high school students take Honors courses
  • 50% of our high school students take AP courses
  • 100% of students enrolled in an AP course sit for the AP exam
  • Students must earn a 90 percent or higher grade in all their classes before being allowed to enroll in these courses

    Honors Courses: Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-AP Latin, Pre-AP Spanish, Pre-Calculus, Senior Seminar, World Literature

    AP Courses: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Economics, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, German (IS), Italian (IS), Latin, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing, United States History, World History

     

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Class of 2020

14

Students in the Class of 2020

2

National Merit Semifinalists

4.49

Highest weighted GPA (6th Semester)

3.84

Mean weighted GPA (6th Semester)

1340

Mean Total SAT Score

29

Average Composite ACT Score

100%

Graduation Rate

100%

of Graduates Matriculate to College

Diploma Pathways

Departments College Preparatory Honors High Honors
English 4.0 4.0 4.0
History 4.0 4.0 4.0
Math 3.0 4.0 4.0
Science 3.0 3.0 3.0
Foreign Language 3.0 3.0 4.0
Fine Arts 1.5 1.5 1.5
Electives 3.0 3.0 3.0
Freshman/Senior Seminars 1.5 1.5 1.5

Senior Thesis/ Senior Internship

1.0 1.0 1.0
Completion of/ un-weighted 24 Credits and 2.0 GPA 24.5 Credits and 3.2 GPA 25.5 Credits and 3.5 GPA

High School Profile [PDF]

First page of the PDF file: 2019-2020SRSSchoolProfile

This one-page profile is updated each October and is sent to all colleges with students' applications. This profile format is utilized by private schools across the country as a way to summarize our achievements and high standards of college preparedness. 

Lower School

Students start on the path towards independence in an environment emphasizing organization and self-reflection.

Middle School

Sage Ridge teachers see Middle School as a rich and rewarding time of growth.

Upper School

Everything about our high school experience prepares students to excel in their college of choice.