Mission + Vision

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....READ MORE

History

The traditional school system was built at a time when children were just beginning to be protected by labor laws.  Based on a factory model of learning, traditional schooling seeks to expose the most students to the same information at the same time for the sake of efficiency. Traditional schooling...READ MORE

Philosophy

Broadly speaking, The Sage School is built on a philosophy that students are naturally inquisitive, curious, caring, thoughtful, and engaged people, and that our job is to maintain, uncover, remember, and push this by creating educational experiences that simultaneously address their current developmental levels and attend to the culture and...READ MORE

The Sage Choice

At its core, The Sage School recognizes and honors that adolescence is a critical developmental window. Adolescence is a time of intense physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth. The adolescent mind is undergoing rapid rewiring, while simultaneously preparing for the challenges of adulthood. This ripe neurological stage holds enormous potential,...READ MORE