Admission Events

Throughout the year, Key School provides multiple opportunities for prospective families to become better acquainted with the School and its programs. From open houses on campus to neighborhood gatherings hosted by Key parents, the Admission Team is eager to answer your questions. In addition to the Admission Events listed, families are encouraged to contact the Office of Admission to schedule a weekday tour while classes are in session. Tours are also available throughout the summer.

On Campus

Fall Open Houses

Whether it’s developing new college-level courses like Calculus 2/3 to challenge our most tenacious mathematicians, or building a 70-acre athletic park to meet the needs of a growing, championship-caliber athletic program-Key School is constantly evolving programming to best prepare the leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Come see why Key is one of the most sought-after educations in Maryland, why 82% of 2019 graduates earned merit scholarships to college, and why 98% of parents of recent alums recommend the school to friends and family.

Middle & Upper Schools Open House

Saturday, November 2
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Online registration for Key's Middle and Upper School Open House is now closed, however, we welcome walk-ins on the day of the event.  Please plan to arrive a little early so you can complete registration before the program begins at 10:00 a.m.

Upper School Drop-In Days

Prospective students are invited to spend the morning engaging with current students and faculty, participating in classes, and learning about life at Key during a student-faculty panel.

Friday, November 8
Friday, December 6
Friday, January 10

Drop-In Days begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m.

To register for a Drop-In Day, families must complete the inquiry form and then select the date of interest. Questions regarding Drop-In Day, or to register over the phone, please contact Makeba Barnes,, 410.263.9231 ext. 1208.

ISEE Testing at Key

December 7, 2019
January 11, 2020

Grades 5-12
REGISTER (Key's code is 210013)


On the Road

Holy Trinity High School Fair

Tuesday, September 10
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

St. Andrew's UMDS High School Fair

Thursday, September 26
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kent School High School Fair

Monday, October 7
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tiny Explorers

Free and open to the public, Tiny Explorers at Key is a workshop designed to engage children, between 2 and 3.5 years of age, and their parents in authentic, hands-on exploratory work.

Learn more and register