Sage Hill School

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 543 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $42,510
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1999
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
543 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Sage Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
51%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
33 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Accelerated Alegbra II, Accelerated Biology, Accelerated Chemistry, Accelerated Chinese IV: Literature and Film, Accelerated English III, Accelerated French IV: Contemporary Society, Accelerated Latin IV: Vergil, Accelerated Precalculus, Accelerated Spanish III, Accelerated Trigonometry/Calc AB, Advanced Topics in Mathematics, Advanced Topics in Spanish, AP American Government, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, AP World History, Multivariable Calculus
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Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Estimated additional $1,600 - $3,000 for books, supplies and activities.
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$34,894
Admissions Director
Elaine J. Mijalis-Kahn
Admissions Associate
Leyla Hanjan

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Decathalon, Debate, Future Business Leaders of America, Junior Classical League (JCL), Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Publications, Sage Hill Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance Team

School Notes

Sage Hill School`s commitment to academic excellence, outstanding college preparation, and a personal focus provides a transformative experience for our students.  We inspire a love of learning in our students and the ability to use that knowledge creatively, compassionately, and courageously throughout their lives. 

Situated on a beautiful thirty-acre, ocean-view campus in Newport Coast, California, Sage Hill School is Orange County`s premier non-profit, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory high school.  Our small classes, rigorous academic program, and extensive educational opportunities beyond the traditional classroom engage our students` passions and teach them to be lifelong learners and innovative leaders.    

  • Our broad curriculum also includes more than 30 accelerated/AP courses in every discipline, advanced elective offerings and opportunities for independent research.
  • Our average class size of 14 facilitates close relationships between students and our world-class faculty.
  • Our 35:1 student-to-college-counselor ratio ensures that each student receives highly personalized guidance to find the best college fit.
  • The 13,000 square foot Lisa Argyros and Family Science Center is designed to promote innovative teaching and learning in science.
  • Our athletics program offers 20 interscholastic sports totaling 41 teams for students at all levels of competition.  Facilities include Mondo turf field, baseball diamond, gymnasium, tennis courts and an aquatics center.
  • Our state-of-the-art Studio at Sage Hill allows students to hone their crafts within seven different arts disciplines and offers exceptional space for student and professional performances.
  • Our nationally-recognized Service Learning Program is fully integrated within our curriculum and allows students to leverage their classroom experience to benefit the community beyond Sage Hill.
  • Our unique, year-end Spring at Sage program allows students to pursue their passions in intensive seminars, independent projects or through global travel.
  • School accreditations:  CAIS, NAIS, WASC, CASE. 
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 543 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $42,510
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, CA is $11,130 for elementary schools and $17,232 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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