Traits of a KLS Graduate
Character Strengths. Students practice being conscientious, curious, entrepreneurial, perseverant, self-aware, self-regulated, and socially intelligent.
Cognitive Skills. Students develop strong habits of the mind, such as communication, inquiry, analysis, and synthesis, diagnosis, innovation, reasoning, and managing complexity.
Global Citizenship. Students spend time abroad, collaborate with foreign counterparts, and learn to communicate in another language. Our world is increasingly interconnected – our students need to have a global lens and empathy across cultures.
Creation. Students build their creative confidence to develop ideas and solutions through design thinking, engineering, leadership, and through the expression of artistic and emotional beauty.
Purpose. Students explore and develop a talent or passion during their years at KLS, which will be highlighted in their portfolio.
Independence. Students develop the capacity to set, meet, and hold themselves accountable for meaningful goals on their own.
Foundational Fluencies & Deeper Learning Concepts
Students achieve fluency in reading, writing, math, foreign language, computing, and digital literacy.
They are also exposed to deeper learning concepts in wellness, integrated arts, integrated science, civics, physics, chemistry, biology, finance, global societies, economics, and statistics.
While at KLS, students build a portfolio of work that displays mastery across academic and non-academic domains, from core skills to global citizenship, sciences, arts, and beyond.
Students who meet the requirements of our graduate profile are fully prepared to achieve success and significance in college, career, and life.