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Team Scholar

Students work together solving real-world problems in a unique online school model that rewards curiosity, empowers agency and provides them with the skills and confidence needed to excel in college and careers. Students master core knowledge and dive deeply into society’s most challenging problems with support from peers and world-class learning guides.

Sal Khan

“Khan World School at ASU Prep will unleash the potential of a new generation of students that will change the world we live in for the better. We do this by maximizing opportunities for student mastery, agency, collaboration and passion. Explore this website and attend a virtual info session to decide whether you might be a fit.”

– Sal Khan, Founder Khan Academy

Michael Crow

“We are excited to partner with the Khan team on this innovative new model. This fits perfectly with ASU’s efforts to advance a student-centric, adaptive design that is nimble and responsive to the needs of learners and the imaginations of faculty and leadership.”

– Michael Crow, ASU President

Open your mind to the world
and you just might find your place in it


Achieve great things

You’ll start realizing your dreams from day one, whether you are a high school student preparing to access the world’s best universities, or a middle school student looking to accelerate your learning path. You’ll learn to think critically and independently while collaborating with peers and building a strong foundational knowledge of core subjects. Welcome to Khan World School at ASU Prep, where we value self-motivation, curiosity, and creativity over compliance.


Pursue your passions

You’ll explore, discuss or debate real-world issues. We reward intellectual curiosity and give you the freedom to dive deep into the topics that interest you. Our goal is to foster your love of learning, hoping you’ll create meaning in the world for yourself and impactful change for others.


Challenge yourself

You’ll progress through an advanced college-prep curriculum using a combination of high-quality, self-paced online lessons, small-group tutorials and peer tutoring. You’ll demonstrate mastery of a topic to ensure you are fully prepared and minimize gaps in your learning. And you’ll be incentivized to try again until you have a complete understanding. SAT prep is part of our curriculum and you’ll have the chance to earn university credit in high school, accelerating your path to college and saving you time and money when you get there.


Own your learning

We believe in student agency, so prepare to take control and become active in your learning. This is not a passive, sit-back-and-absorb-it-all experience. You’ll frame your own vision for success and be responsible for the decisions and actions that move you down the path at your own pace. But you won’t be alone. We have an inspiring network of learning guides, tutors, coaches and peers to provide personalized instruction, academic guidance and social support.

Transform your world

Every day at KWS brings new opportunities for personal growth and positive impact on others. You’ll be studying with students from around the world and sharing in a community of diverse cultures, races and economic backgrounds. This rich variety of ideas and global perspectives will not only fuel your passion for lifelong learning, but may also help you redefine your world.


Proven Results

Our students showed growth based on average Exact Path scores from the 2022–2023 school year. Students are assessed at the beginning and end of the school year to measure academic growth.

the average in Math
the average in Reading
the average in Language Arts
what students are saying

Most of the time school is memorizing the book and putting it down on paper. I want to use critical thinking and hone in on the reason why.

– E.K.

The live science labs and daily seminars are very exciting to think about.

– N.C.

This is a very rigorous and challenging program and that is exactly what I want for myself. I love a good challenge and I recognize that I thrive when I’m pushed to work hard.

– K.C.

Having the freedom to make my own schedule and work at an accelerated pace on high level courses in an amazing community is what KWS is about.

– E.H.

I am overjoyed to help the school trailblaze a new way to do online school.

– G.G.

It is a place where I will learn and grow actively and collaboratively with students and learning guides who love life and learning as much as I do.

– M.N.

A world-class education from anywhere.


Full-time US online school


English-speaking students from around the world


Accelerated path to a US university


Fully accredited


Self-paced, mastery-based


Active, collaborative learning

Innovative Instructional Model


High School Seminar

Socratic-style discussions about real- world topics, from current events to philosophical and ethical debates.

Middle School Exploratory

This is the middle grades central experience for preparing for high school and beyond. Nine badges are required for promotion to high school.

Small Group Tutorial

Inspired by the Oxford tutorial, our experts provide personalized instruction through conversation.

Self-paced Online Learning

Students progress through an advanced curriculum of high-quality, self-paced Khan Academy learning modules.

Peer Tutoring

Students have access to small-group tutoring sessions through and are encouraged to become tutors themselves.

What type of student is this school designed for?

Highly Engaged + Self-driven + Curious

Thriving KWS students want to…

achieve great things.

Thriving KWS students want to…

connect knowledge to the world.

Thriving KWS students want to…

attend the top universities.

Thriving KWS students want to…

work at their own pace.

Thriving KWS students want to…

find a place to belong.

Thriving KWS students want to…

maximize their opportunities.

Thriving KWS students want to…

explore what interests them.

Thriving KWS students want to…

collaborate with peers.

Thriving KWS students want to…

showcase what they know.

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