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Khan Lab School is a non-profit independent school associated with Khan Academy.
Based in Mountain View, California, we are coed currently serving students aged 5 - 16+. Learn more about what makes us different.
Khan Lab School was founded to develop new, personalized practices that center around the student. As a laboratory school we create and test learning experiences to share with the world.
In keeping with Sal Khan’s “One World Schoolhouse” philosophy, we provide an extended-year, extended-day, mixed-age program with a project-based learning approach. Students are grouped into collaborative Independence Levels, which are based on executive function skills rather than traditional age restrictions. Our school empowers students to take ownership of their learning.
The families who attend KLS are committed to pioneering a new model of education. Visit KLS Admissions to learn more!
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“At KLS I see differences in each student. I see students who are allowed to be different, allowed to be themselves. When I was seventeen years old I was nearly forced out of high school for being different. I was bullied everyday of my life... Read more
Since September, Khan Lab School’s robotics team has been building a game-playing robot to compete against dozens of experienced teams in the FIRST Robotics Regional. The competition is held every year to encourage youth to not only explore robotics... Read more
“We all want to guarantee our children will succeed in their careers and in their life projects. We want to make sure they will prosper. Let us consider the future then.” September 13, my first Back to School Night at Khan Lab School. I arrive at... Read more
It's an incredible opportunity for a child to own their learning – to learn how to make decisions and advocate for themselves. Watch this video to see how Melissa Blanco blends small group instruction, one-on-one tutoring, and digital tools to... Read more
Middle & Upper School students returned to IndieBio this year – the world's leading life science accelerator – to learn about plasmid transformation. Watch the video below. Thank you to Amino Labs and IndieBio for supporting our students'... Read more
This article was originally published by the Mastery Transcript Consortium in December 2017. “Mastery is effective transfer of learning in authentic and worthy performance. Students have mastered a subject when they are fluent, even creative, in... Read more
Rachel Skiffer, Head of School. Photo by Sarah Deragon.Introducing Rachel Skiffer Rachel Skiffer, the current Dean of Policy and Strategic Planning at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, was named Head of School of Khan Lab School on March 21, 2018,... Read more
Congenital heart disease affects 8 out of every 1,000 children – including one of our students, Drew, who was born with a heart anomaly. Each year, Drew shares his story with classmates and encourages them to value their heart health. This year on... Read more