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Cambridge Academies

We are proud to be part of the world’s largest international community of schools.

Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for life-long learning.


The LWHS Volunteer Spirit thrives in the Cambridge program. Students are engaged in and take responsibility for their own learning. Not only do Cambridge students excel academically in the Cambridge classroom, the Five Learner Attributes nurtured in those Cambridge classrooms transfer into all their classes and well into their own living.”

Margaret Stevenson


Cambridge Assessment International Education is the world’s largest provider of international education programs for over 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries.

In the new, constantly changing, global economy students will need the knowledge and skills that are necessary to navigate the complexities of college and career in today’s global society. These include: an appreciation for cultural differences, ability to understand multiple perspectives, comfort with change, and the capacity for highly critical and analytical thinking. KUSD Cambridge classrooms support students in their journey of achieving the skills necessary to be competitive in the global workforce.

Cambridge programs and qualifications are designed to support students in becoming:

  • Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
  • Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
  • Reflective as students, developing their ability to learn
  • Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
  • Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference.

Innovative approaches to teaching and learning are hallmarks of the Cambridge Academies at KUSD. The Cambridge program is available at Lee Williams High School, Kingman High School, Black Mountain School, Kingman Middle School, and White Cliffs Middle School. 

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Margaret Stevenson
Advanced Learning Coordinator

phone: (928)753-5678 ext.2120




Check out our Cambridge Videos page for a collection of helpful videos and other content created for upcoming students, made by the students and staff in our Cambridge program.


The Cambridge Stole

A Cambridge student must meet the following criteria in order to wear a Cambridge Stole at Commencements. The KHS or LWHS student must:

  1. be a senior who completes a full Cambridge course (EX: AS Econ, AS Global Perspectives, AS Literature, AS Language, AS or A Physics, AS Mathematics, AS General Paper)
  2. have three or more years in Cambridge (with at least 6 Cambridge classes on schedule),
  3. be in good academic standing (No Ds or Fs in Cambridge classes),
  4. students must also sit for at least one exam for three years (from freshman cohort 2021-2022 who graduate in 2025),
  5. and/or a Grand Canyon Diploma qualifier.

Math Placement Tests

A note about Math Placement: In-coming freshman students who earn a Checkpoint score of a 5 or 6 for math will be invited to take the Math Placement Test before the school year or within the first 10 days of the semester. Students who test who achieve the designated cut score will be placed in IGCSE YR 2 and receive IGCSE YR 1 for credit only. Otherwise, the student will be placed in IGCSE YR 1.

(Important Note: ‘CR’ is not necessarily recognized by colleges or universities. Only letter grades are. A student must have four credits with a letter grade for math to apply to post secondary institutions without deficiency.)