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Lower School Admission

Grades 1-4


 

Our Lower School students cultivate growth mindsets by embracing difficult tasks, overcoming challenges, collaborating, and reflecting on progress.

Key's Lower School offers:

  • Small classes and a 5:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Caring, experienced teachers who receive ongoing professional development in neuroscience research and child development
  • Instruction by specialists in science, language arts, music, art, physical education, Life Skills, MakerSpace, Spanish, technology, and libraries
  • Hands-on projects and games encouraging visual reasoning and problem-solving

kristen addison
Lower School Division Head
kaddison@keyschool.org

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How to Apply

TOUR CAMPUS
We encourage all families interested in the Lower School to schedule a private tour of campus with your admission counselor.

APPLY FOR ADMISSION
Submit an application through Ravenna Admit, our online application platform. All necessary forms and application checklist items can be accessed through your Ravenna account. 

Lower School applicants are required to submit: 

  • A teacher reference (homeroom teacher)
  • School Administrator or Guidance Counselor Evaluation
  • Transcript

A $60 application fee will be charged upon submitting the application.

Admission Testing
Key will conduct in-house testing for First & Second Grade applicants. Applicants to grades 3 & 4 must complete the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

  • ISEE School Code: 210013

APPLICATION DEADLINE
January 17, 2023
Applications received after the deadline are reviewed on a rolling basis contingent on available space and waitlist depth. We recommend families contact our Lower School admission counselor to learn more about availability in your student’s grade. 

Upcoming Events

Lower School Open House
October 15, 2022
10 a.m.  - 12 p.m.

Register

Your Counselor

Makeba Barnes
mbarnes@keyschool.org
443.321.7817