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New Las Vegas charter school set to open in August 2021
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Frequently Asked Questions
When will Sage Collegiate open and what grades will you serve?
We will open in August 2021 with Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade. We will add one grade level each year until we are at capacity with 8th grade in 2027-28.
Will you serve all students, regardless of disability or need?
Yes, absolutely. We educate all students, and we anticipate our population of students in
Special Education to parallel CCSD’s, which is about 10-12%.
Is there an entrance exam?
No. Any child in Nevada is eligible to enroll in Sage Collegiate. If we have more students who wish to enroll than seats, we will have a public lottery each March.
Where will you be located?
We are partnering with the Lied Memorial Boys & Girls Club for our founding year! We will be
located at 2850 Lindell Road, Las Vegas, 89146 for Year 1. We are still finalizing our permanent
facility, into which we will move in Year 2. We will provide an update when our space is finalized, which will be in the 89146, 89107, or 89108 zip code.
What is a charter school?
A charter school is a tuition-free, public school authorized by a governing body. We are
authorized by the State Public Charter School Authority.
Do you charge tuition?
NO! Charter Schools are public schools. They are open to all students, and there are no tuition and no fees to apply. We believe all children deserve a high-quality education, and
we aim to provide that to students in Las Vegas.
Will students will uniforms?
Yes! We have a student dress code, which we call student professional dress attire. Students will a school polo in either light green purple and khaki or black pants/shorts/skirts. Our uniform policy is available on our school website, and we will share information on where to purchase closer to the start of the school year. Teachers and staff also adhere to a strict professional attire to model professional dress and lead by example.
What is the schedule, and when does school start?
We have an extended school day and extended school year. We typically start a week before the
local district, and our school day is 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. We will post our 2021-22 calendar and schedule by the end of May.