Key encourages athletic participation
by every student. If you have an
interest in sports and enjoy
competition, there is a team for you.
Face-to-face with the unfamiliar, Key students cannot rely on textbook answers or routine responses. Drawing on inner resources, they find they are capable of greater physical and mental achievements than imagined.
Key students get out and see the world,
deepening their understanding of its
complexities and their role as its citizens.
Key students value both. Our school spirit is as
evident in the classroom as it is on the athletic field.
why choose just one?
Key School is an ideal environment for students
who want a broad experience. We don’t believe
students should narrow their options.
your ideas matter
Discussion-based classes are at the heart of the
Key curriculum. Personal opinions are shared
openly while differing viewpoints are
Key teachers and students grapple with
ideas—working together and thinking
together to forge new understandings.
students respect teachers,
teachers respect students...
and students respect fellow students.
At Key School, people and their ideas are respected.
explore new territory
take a stand
Key students gain the skills and confidence to make a difference in their community—and the world.
For 50 years key school has helped students develop the habits of mind that enable them to navigate a changing world.
asking the questions
counts as much
as knowing the answers
Key School emphasizes intellectual process as well as academic product and values probing questions as highly as thoughtful answers.
When the decision was made last year to add a varsity swimming program in 2016-2017, the positive reaction was overwhelming.
Key’s Middle School Robotics participated in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge in December, fielding two competition teams—Trophy Hunters and Irrawaddy—in the regional matchup.
Gabby Gallant '17 was named a Capital Gazette Teen of the Week. Congratulations, Gabby!
Congratulations to seniors Geordie Duncan, Kyle Gannon and Kami Medine, who were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
- Mon Jan 23
1st Grade Testing
- Tue Jan 24
5th Grade Williamsburg Trip Orientation/ 6th Grade Fly-up for 5th Grade Parents
Location: Barn Commons Time: 8:30am - 9:30am
- Wed Jan 25
3rd Grade Fly Up for 2nd Grade Parents
Location: Lower School Science Room Time: 8:30am - 9:15am
Middle School String/Wind Ensembles and 7th & 8th Grade Chorus Assembly
Location: Activity Building Time: 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Middle School String/Wind Ensembles and 7th & 8th Grade Chorus Performance
Location: Activity Building Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
- Thu Jan 26
HSIA Board Meeting
Location: Science and Library Building Room 101 & 102 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Call to schedule an individual tour.
Visit Key Admission for additional information.
"The undergrad course load at the University of Chicago is notoriously heavy but the transition was not as difficult as I had imagined. Beyond that, I think the personal encouragement I got at Key to incorporate my artistic interests with my academic ones allowed me to develop both, at a stage in my life when choosing one over the other would have been limiting. The best filmmakers are able to grasp and imaginatively combine disparate disciplines in interesting ways and Key definitely gave me this foundation."
Nadav Kurtz 1996