ABOUT SAGE COLLEGIATE
Sage Collegiate Public Charter School is a free, public K-8 school authorized by the State Public Charter School Authority in November 2020. We will open our doors in August 2021 with students in Kinder, 1st, and 2nd grade. We are a slow-growth model and will grow one grade level to capacity with 8th grade in the 2027-28 school year. If we have more applicants than seats available in K-2, our lottery will be Thursday, March 25, 2021. Applications for the lottery are due by 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
If you're interested in enrolling your child/children in Kindergarten, 1st grade, or 2nd grade for the 2021-22 school year, please complete an application here. (For Spanish speakers, the application is here.)
Please reach out to Sandra Kinne, Lead Founder and Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702.482.7751 with questions.
Driven by excellence for all in a supportive, rigorous, and ambitious school community, Sage Collegiate Public Charter School educates K-8 students for academic achievement, college success, and a life of opportunity.
OUR CORE TENETS
College starts in Kindergarten.
From Day One, we work to ensure students have the academic skills, work habits, and tenacity to get to and through college and have a life of opportunity.
Literacy is everything.
To ensure scholars have foundational skills and are set up for success, we focus on literacy and set ambitious goals. We expect all of our scholars to read at or above grade level by the end of 2nd grade. In 3rd grade, we move from learning to read to reading to learn.
Zest + structure = students learning
Scholars cannot learn in chaos. A structured culture with reliable routines, predictable practices, and consistency ensures an environment conducive to learning. Our daily Morning Motivation, Community Closing, and Weekly Jubilees allow for celebration, zest, and recognition of achievement.
We lead with urgency.
Students do not have time to wait for adults to get it right. Children have but one year in 1st grade or 4th grade or 8th grade. They need us to get right, right now. We apply best practices from high-performing schools across the country to meet students' needs, stay focused on instruction, and use our limited, non-renewable time effectively and efficiently.
It takes a village.
Families are our partners, and we are grounded in and by our community. Family participation in scholars' learning is fundamental to their success. We know that when families and teachers have high standards for children, students exceed expectations.
Exemplary teachers, exemplary results.
Research shows the effect of teaching on learning is greater than ethnicity, family income, school attended, or class size. We recruit, develop, and retain teachers who are aligned with our academic priorities and goals. We support our team through robust professional development geared to the academic needs of our students and the growth needs of our team.
Data drives instruction.
We have weekly PDs and monthly Data Days at which we analyze student data to determine how best to support students to meet their goals. We track students' progress toward goals and observe instruction daily to best educate our scholars.