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Grades 3-12.  College Prep.  Independent.  Not-for-Profit.  Reno, Nevada.


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Come meet the Scorpions!

  • Hear from current students and administrators

  • Learn about our curriculum

  • Ask questions!

Our Rankings Stand Out

#1 High School in Reno Area for STEM (Niche)

#1 Best College Prep Private School in Reno Area (Niche)

#1 Most Challenging High School in Northern Nevada (Challenge Index)

In the Top 1% of High Schools Nationally

Reno's Only Independent High School

Despite the pandemic:

  • 90% of our AP students passed the AP exams in May. 

  • We are open for in-person, full-week learning. 

  • Athletic teams are conducting workouts preparing for the Spring seasons with NIAA.

  • SRS has added many preventative measures to keep our community safe. 

  • In-person, hybrid, and distance learning options are available.

  • Families loved our virtual program when in-person learning was not possible.

Winter Open House

Date: Wednesday, December 8th
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Date: Saturday, February 5th
Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Sage Ridge School

Also available via Zoom for our families who are not in the Reno area!


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College Ready

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

Experience the difference

Small class sizes and personal attention make a difference. 

At Sage Ridge School, our students are seen and known. Their teachers know their names, their strengths, their weaknesses, and their potential. Students and teachers work together to cultivate the intellect and character needed to be successful in our changing world. 


Students Enrolled in Grades 3-12


Average Class Size


Laptop Program:
every student has a dedicated laptop computer.


Athletic Teams for Grades 5-12


of Faculty have Advanced Degrees


Average Years of Teaching Experience


Minimum hours of Community Service required for Graduation.


Week Trip Every Year for Outdoor Education

It's hard to compare apples and oranges.

Our average AP pass rate is 88%, but we don't run the same AP program as everyone else. 

You may hear other high school students say they are taking 5-7 AP classes a year. But are they really taking a college level class? Our AP classes result in students who can pass their AP exams, thus validating our curriculum as equivalent to a real college course. In addition, all our students who receive AP credit on their transcripts are required to sit for the exam. This means that our pass rates are the highest in the region even with all our AP students taking the exams! 

I took a biology class at UNR over the summer and the professor originally didn’t want to let me join because I hadn’t taken college chemistry yet. From her experience, high school biology classes usually don't prep kids enough for her class. Once I was in the class, I didn’t have any issues with the chemistry sections. The professor mentioned that she was impressed, specifically mentioning that my chemistry background (from SRS) was extremely strong, especially considering that it was only a high school class. This proves how college preparatory it was.

Aryan Shukla ('20)

We bUild Up our athletes

Our scholar athletes embrace hard work – in the game and in the classroom.

Our Scorpion alumni swim for Yale, play basketball at Stanford, and play volleyball for Brandeis. We teach the top boys runner and top girls golfer in Nevada. Sage Ridge School employs high caliber coaches, provides supportive team experiences, and cultivates the leadership skills necessary to be respected champions. 

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Lower School - Grade 3-5

Flexible, personalized engagement is the priority of our self-contained, lower school classrooms.

Our youngest scholars are always active. They are hungry for knowledge and our teachers keep pace with their eagerness through a myriad of techniques that encourage hands-on engagement and critical thinking. 

Our Lower School teachers meaningfully challenge students, while supporting the individual needs of each child and communicating directly with parents. Students start on the path towards independence in an environment emphasizing organization and self-reflection. Computer fluency, writing skills, and public speaking are seamlessly integrated across the curriculum. Engaging classroom activities make learning both innovative and fun. 

  • Classrooms are equipped with computers for every student for Grades 3-5.
  • Students take physical education every day and have a daily rotation of arts (music, theatre, or visual art) and coding classes.
  • Laboratory science classes are part of our core curriculum.
  • Students acquire study and organizational skills and engage in collaborative learning.
  • Advanced math is available for accelerated learners.

Middle School - Grades 6-8

While early adolescence is often considered a difficult time in a child’s life, Sage Ridge teachers see it as a rich and rewarding time of growth.

Our teachers meet the challenges of these years because they possess content knowledge, teaching expertise, and a deep understanding of how to support social-emotional learning. Students enter grade 7 as concrete observers and leave grade 8 with the capacity to analyze and think abstractly about complex problems while developing a strong sense of self. 

  • Laptops are fully integrated into our grades 6-8 curriculum.
  • Students take physical education every day and have a daily rotation of arts (music, theater, or visual art) and computer programming classes.
  • Computer programming classes focus on Robotics and JavaScript.
  • Laboratory science classes are part of our core curriculum.
  • Advanced math is available for accelerated learners.
  • Foreign language classes start in grade 6, with students taking one semester each of Latin and Spanish. Starting in grade 7, students choose one language on which to focus.

Upper School - grades 9-12

At Sage Ridge we understand that our Upper School launches a student’s future. 

High school is a time for students to discover their passions while engaging in rigorous critical thinking and gaining mastery of academic disciplines.

Leadership skills are cultivated through vast opportunities to create a lasting impact.

Captain a sport. Start a club. Become the Editor-in-Chief. Propose an Independent Study. Gather support for your Student Government campaign. Sit on the state board for the Junior Classical League. Star in the play. Present at a research conference. Intern at Tesla. 

We will support your dreams, so don't delay.

Do something with your wild, precious life. 

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Let's MEET. 

We would love to see you at our next Open House!

Saturday, October 23 at 9 AM