The Key School has officially earned Maryland Green School Certification by the Maryland Association of Environmental & Outdoor Education. This designation comes after a lengthy application process that required an in-depth review of the School's programs and philosophy as well as substantiation of a sustained dedication to environmental initiatives.

A student leader in the school's Upper School, Jayda is active with several student groups and has competed in pageant contests since she was 5 years old. She organized the Students for Social Change's annual Diversity Day, held Feb 3. Jayda arranged two seminars for her schoolmates. One incorporated interactive activities designed to encourage the students' awareness of their own privileges, and a second session included a discussion based on what happened during the interactive sessions and how the students could be more inclusive.


About Key

Key School engages children from 2.5 years of age through grade 12
in a progressive, coeducational, college-preparatory program
on its picturesque 15-acre campus located 4 miles from downtown Annapolis.

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What makes Key unique for our students is our belief that every child plays an active role in the learning process.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to nourish and guide the natural exuberance, energy, and delight in the search for meaning, so that each student embraces lifelong learning and develops into an informed, thoughtful, and constructive member of society.

Key Facts

Key is the oldest pre-school through grade twelve nonsectarian independent school in Anne Arundel County with an average class size of 16 and a student teacher ratio of 7:1.

Key Culture

The School's objective is not simply to teach children to be good students; it also bears the responsibility to encourage them to be good citizens and, over time, to internalize the core values of respect, responsibility, and honesty.

Diversity at Key

The Key School is committed to the principle that learning is maximized when students of differing abilities and backgrounds work together and develop an understanding of one another.

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