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The Kalon Approach

Our Mission

To meet students where they are and guide them where they want to go. We will do so by listening, leading and launching them on a path to become the best version of themselves.

At Kalon Prep, we strive to ensure each student is:



Each student learns about and practices a healthy lifestyle.


Each student learns in an environment that is physically and emotionally safe for students.

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Kalon Prep Academy will have:

  • A welcoming campus culture
  • Trained staff in the areas of diversity, restorative practices, and trauma
  • A secure entrance
  • A crisis plan


Each student is actively engaged in learning and is connected to the school and broader community.

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Kalon Prep Academy will ensure student engagement by:

  • Identify student strengths using the Clifton Strengths Finder assessment
  • Use StrengthsQuest curriculum
  • Create partnerships with area businesses, service organizations and Alexandria Technical & Community College.
  • Integrating curriculum whenever possible.
  • Using curriculum-related experiences such as field trips and outreach projects to complement and extend our curriculum and instruction.
  • Deepening student understanding of what they are learning and why they are learning it.
  • Guiding students in effective decision making, goal setting, and time management.


Each student has access to personalized learning and is supported by qualified, caring adults.

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Kalon Prep Academy will accomplish this by:

  • Committing to a small student:staff ratio
  • Hiring staff that is passionate about working with teenagers
  • Providing on-site therapy
  • Facilitate access to health care
  • Using the Next Generation Assessment Portfolio System for grading


Each student is challenged academically and prepared for success in college or employment.

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Kalon Prep Academy will include:

  • Opportunities for students to take college credit courses
  • Have students complete career inventories
  • Take students on industry tours
  • Time to observe at sites of interest
  • College tours

Apply Now

Now accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year.

Apply Now

Now accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year.