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Founded in 1958 by professors from nearby St. John's College, Key School is a progressive, coeducational, day school serving children ages 2.5 years through grade 12. The School places high priority on cultivating and sustaining a culture that respects the dignity of every human being.

Key School's program is designed to develop independent thinkers, creative innovators, effective collaborators, tenacious problem-solvers, and articulate leaders while cultivating in its students a deep sense of purpose, accountability and intrinsic motivation.

With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Key is particularly interested in candidates with experience creating and working in an inclusive school setting. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Key School is an equal opportunity employer.

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Students and teachers stand with Sally Iliff from Unity Gardens in the new native plant gardens planted by the students.

Key’s fourth graders kicked-off 2021 with an ambitious plan to win a grant to support the creation of a native plant garden on Key’s campus. Having delved into studies of biodiversity with Science Coordinator Amy Cline, the students learned about the integral importance of native plants to healthy ecosystems, and their wheels started turning as they began to envision the potential transformation of spaces on Key’s campus.

Members of Black Affinity 2020-2021 on Zoom call

Starting in December, students in Key’s Black Affinity group began talking about how to best celebrate Black History Month 2021 in the Upper School. While the group also led the community event in February 2020, they knew the gathering this year would be very different as a virtual experience and that planning for it would be challenging. 

American Civilization Exposition

Every year, the end of the first semester of the 11th grade American Civilization course is marked by an expansive exposition of student work related to American culture.

Fourth Grade Olympics

For the past few years, P.E. teachers Vicki Brunt and Jonathan Coslick have conducted a mini Olympics featuring the fourth grade class.

First School Students Take On the Traverse Wall

The First School students are climbing the walls! Quite literally, students in Key-Wee, Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten have begun taking on the traverse wall in our Activity Building.

Annual Fund Director Jeremy Martinez with Middle School soccer players on field

Joining the Key community during the year that we’ve all had has been a whirlwind. It truly was a test of our collective grit and perseverance. If you asked me several years ago, when I was first starting my non-profit development and fundraising career, if I could help a community reach their annual fundraising goal in the middle of a pandemic, I’m not sure that I would have been up for the task.