Sage Ridge School is Reno's only non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school dedicated to diversity, service, and academic excellence. Sage Ridge School is a fully accredited member of the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS). Sage Ridge School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Sage Ridge School FAQ
Q: What is your school’s mission statement?
A: Sage Ridge School is committed to a traditional college preparatory curriculum for a diverse student body. The pursuit of excellence in academics, the arts, physical endeavor, and ethical behavior is emphasized in an environment nourished by the dynamic relationship between students and teachers. The school fosters self-expression, service, and a sense of community while encouraging students to think critically, communicate clearly, and pursue a lifelong passion for learning.
Q: What are the value pillars?
A: Respect | Integrity | Community | Courage | Scholarship
The Sage Ridge School value pillars form the basics of not only the School's Mission but also all decision making at the school.
Respect for self, one's peers, teachers, and family is a critical piece of everyday life of the School.
Integrity is the glue that binds the Sage Ridge "Academic Village" and refers to the importance of honesty in all activities, initiatives, academic endeavors, and personal interactions.
Community stresses the importance of communication, interaction and cohesiveness among students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Courage refers to the importance of stretching one's self and being tenacious in the quest of becoming not only a better student, but also a better person.
Scholarship embodies the pursuit of excellence in academics that supports a lifelong passion for learning.
Q: What is your student to teacher ratio?
A: Our average ratio is 1 teacher to 14 students.
Q: What are your standardized test scores?
A: The class of 2011 mean standardized test score for SAT was a composite of 1907, SAT critical Reading: 612, SAT math 660, SAT writing 636, ACT composite 27.2
Q: How successful are your students in their AP exams?
A: In 2011, 94% of students taking AP exams received a 3 or higher.