The Sage Mission

We honor adolescence as a critical developmental window for learning essential academic, cognitive, social, and emotional skills.

The Sage School creates a thriving environment for students through a challenging, authentic curriculum centered on human ecology and engaging experiences designed specifically to promote self-awareness, community responsibility, and a sense of place.

Our Vision

To help create sustainable and thriving human and ecological communities.




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The Sage School appreciates all that The Hunger Coalition does for our community and values the multiple service opportunities that they provide for our students.Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!!

Huge shout out to The Sage School for being such an incredible group! They dedicate an hour and a half every Wednesday to helping us out in our warehouse!! 😊

They do a wonderful job helping us stock, bag beans, spinach and other yummy foods that we distribute to many local families in our community every Monday and Thursday.

Thank you all for being such a wonderful group! We look forward to seeing all of your faces every week!! 😄
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¡Feliz mes de agradecimiento a los voluntarios!

¡Enormes gritos a la Sage School por ser un grupo tan increíble! ¡Dedican una hora y media todos los Miércoles a ayudarnos en nuestro almacén! 😊

Hacen un trabajo maravilloso al ayudarnos a almacenar, empacar frijoles, espinacas y otros alimentos deliciosos que distribuimos a muchas familias locales en nuestra comunidad todos los lunes y jueves.

¡Gracias a todos por ser un grupo tan maravilloso! ¡Esperamos ver todas sus caras cada semana!
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The Sage School is coming into its 10th year. Part of the beauty of this milestone is that it is allowing us to ‘lift our head’ and look forward. It allows us to focus a little farther afield and see where we’ve been, as well as where we are going. As part of this arc, Chris McAvoy, one of the founders of Sage and current Assistant Head of School and senior teacher, participated in TEDx Sun Valley this fall. Inspired by students encouraging him to do it, and desirous of ‘boiling down’ the Sage experience into a small video which could still capture the depth of the school, Chris stepped into the fray to tell the story. Of course, Sage is many stories, but hopefully you find this perspective helpful, and maybe even a little uplifting.

Please share the above video. Like it, let others know about it. Here is the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARYQcHCKn0gSage School founder Chris McAvoy describes how our current, antiquated system of education is failing today's youth, and how we must upgrade that system in o...
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Please join us for our Open House on January 29th or spread the word to anyone who may be interested in learning more about our program. ... See MoreSee Less

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The last session of Wellness for 2018 was a spirited one at The Sage School today. Friday all-school Wellness gave students and faculty a chance to unwind, mix it up, and burn some final calories before the holidays begin. Getting a chance to throw dodgeballs at your teachers is always great way to close out the week. ... See MoreSee Less

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