Key School Earns Maryland Green School Certification

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.

Upper School Service Learning in Thailand

A group of twenty-four Upper School students experienced village life in the hill tribes of northwestern Thailand first-hand as part of their service-learning trip during spring break.


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.

Head of School Welcome

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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