Key School

534 Hillsmere Dr,
Annapolis, MD, 21403-0214
Tel: (410)263-9231
Grades: PK - 12 | 689 students
Key School's greatest strengths are its students, its faculty, and its program.
Key students are curious, lively, articulate, and self-confident.
Key teachers are noted for their experience, their intellectual vitality, and their concern for students.
The program includes courses, materials, and experiences intended to instruct, stimulate, challenge, and engender a delight in learning while developing a sustaining degree of intellectual curiosity.
The School emphasizes the learning process, promotes individuality, and encourages the expression of ideas and points of view in both academic and non-academic areas.
The general tone of the campus is egalitarian, informal, academically focused, creative and caring.
The Key School is founded upon the conviction that children are innately curious about themselves and the world; they want to learn, they want to discover, and they want to create.
The School's role is to nourish and guide this natural exuberance, energy, and delight in the search for meaning, so that each student may develop into an informed, thoughtful and constructive member of society, with a lifelong commitment to learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 689 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Jessie Dunleavy

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryDanceEquestrian
Field HockeyGolfIndoor SoccerLacrosseSailing
SoccerTennisTrack and Field
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerTennis,
Track and Field

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Marys High School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anne's School Of Annapolis (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Garden Learning Center (2.7 miles away)
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