College Preparatory Academics

KAS offers a college preparatory program. Students in all grades receive classes from specialists each week in technology, science, art, language, music, and physical education. In addition, some students may qualify for Chinese language or ELL classes.

IB World School

KAS earned recognition as an IB World School in 2010. A community service graduation requirement of 40 hours exists for all students; additional service hours are required for IB Diploma candidates.


Class Rank/GPA

KAS students are not ranked. GPA is calculated in December and June using a quality points system, with grades in AP and IB HL classes weighted by 1 quality point. Beginning with Grade 9 courses, all subjects taken at KAS and only subjects taken at KAS are included in the GPA calculation.

Wide Range of Extracurricular Offerings

Extracurricular offerings include junior varsity, varsity, and ACAMIS athletics, such as, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and track. Other extracurricular activities include the World Scholars Cup, Model United Nations, Cadenza Club, Flute Ensemble, Baroque Ensemble, National Honor Society, International Club, and Student Council. In all, there are more than 30 different clubs and athletic teams offered at the high school level.



Athletics & Activities

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Elementary School

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Middle School

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High School

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