Thank you for considering Sage Hill School

Our students come from more than 100 different local schools, all looking for a high school where they can thrive. The Sage Hill experience is a personal journey shaped by exploration, discovery, and challenge. We are more than a school -- Sage Hill is a close-knit community that embraces, nurtures, and celebrates each student’s unique point of view.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our admission events for the 2020-2021 school year will be held online. Please understand that while we would like to host you in person on our state-of-the-art campus, this difficult decision has been made for the health and safety of our current students, faculty and staff.

I invite you to explore our website, attend our virtual events and experience firsthand how the Sage Hill community inspires students to cultivate a love of knowledge and the ability to use that knowledge creatively, compassionately, and courageously throughout their lives.

Elaine Mijalis-Kahn
Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Apply Now

Sage Hill School is now accepting online applications for the 2021-2022 school year for students in grades in 9-12. Click the button below to view more information about how to apply online.

Attend an Event

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  • Admission Open House

    We will be hosting an encore of our Virtual Admission Open House on January 9, 2021.

    Get an inside look at Sage Hill School by attending the Encore Presentation of the Virtual Admission Open House, which was first broadcast on October 10, 2020. Guests can expect to learn more about Sage Hill School and will have access to the 360-degree virtual tour of the campus; 12 Q&A sessions with members of Sage Hill faculty, administration, coaches and students; a virtual video library; the Sage Hill music playlist and much more! Please note: Because this is a recorded event, the live question feature will not be active. 

    Our Admission Open House is designed for candidates applying to grades 9-12 for the upcoming school year and their parents. Online pre-registration is required. 

    Click here to register now!
  • Lightning Fridays

    Meet Sage Hill students and ask your questions!

    These virtual events are for current applicants for the 2021-2022 school year. By registering through the online application portal (see optional checklist), applicants will have the opportunity to join any or all of these Zoom calls during which they can interact with current Sage Hill School students.

    Friday, January 15: 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Topic: Math & Science

    Friday, January 22:  2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Topic: English/History/World Languages

    Friday, January 29: 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Topic: Athletics

    Friday, February 5: 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Topic: Arts & Student Life
  • Parent Coffees

    Parent Coffees provide an opportunity for prospective parents and members of our community to learn more about Sage Hill in a small, informal setting. Grab your favorite morning beverage and meet Head of School Patricia Merz and Director of Admission and Financial Aid Elaine Mijalis-Kahn.

    All coffees begin at 10:30 AM, and online pre-registration is required. The Zoom sessions will include a live Q&A and are a great opportunity to ask your questions by taking turns unmuting yourself.  To avoid any technical difficulties, please ensure that you have downloaded the Zoom app well in advance and that you are in a place with a strong Wi-Fi connection. After you register, the Zoom link will be sent via email one day prior to the event. We look forward to seeing you there! 

    Monday, November 9

    Monday, January 11

  • Campus Tours

    While we are unable to invite you to visit the Sage Hill campus in person at this time, we have created an awesome 360-degree virtual campus tour, hosted by a Sage Hill alumna who shares some of her favorite Sage Hill experiences with you. Now you can explore our amazing campus from the comfort of your own home!

    Please use your fingers to swipe or the arrow controls in the upper left-hand corner of the video so that you can fully explore our buildings and beautiful open spaces.

    Click here now to explore Sage Hill School!
  • Shadow Days for Applicants

    In order to protect the health and safety of our current students, Shadow Days will not be available for prospective students at this time.

Contact Us

To contact the Admission Office, please email

Meet the Admission Office

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  • Photo of Elaine  Mijalis-Kahn

    Elaine  Mijalis-Kahn 

    Director of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Photo of Leyla Hanjan

    Leyla Hanjan 

    Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Photo of Tina McDaniel

    Tina McDaniel 

    Admission Coordinator
Sage Hill School was named the #1 Best Private High School in Orange County for 2021 by is a ranking and review website for K-12 schools, colleges, cities, neighborhoods and companies across the U.S.

On Niche, Sage Hill currently has an overall grade of A+. It is also ranked #22 out of 408 private high schools in California.

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