The academic year at Key is divided into semesters. Classes meet on a block system with each class meeting for eighty-five minute periods. Students take a minimum of five courses each semester, with each full year course being equal to one credit. In order to graduate, students must earn at least 18.25 credits and present as a minimum:
|Minimum Academic Requirements|
|Foreign Language||2 credits|
|Physical Education||1 credit|
|Life Skills||.25 credits|
The following courses are wholly dedicated to A.P. preparation: Advanced Spanish Literature (Spanish Literature and Culture); Latin IV (Virgil); Calculus (AB and BC); Biology; Chemistry; Studio Art. The following A.P. opportunities are also available: Physics; Statistics; English Composition and Literature (Comparative Literature); American History (American Civilization); French Language and Culture (French V), Spanish Language and Culture (Spanish Language and Literature).