Keith Country Day School

  • Since its founding in 1916, Keith School has been committed to providing students with a unique and high-quality education and to helping young people develop not only as students, but also as well-rounded individuals.
  • At Keith school, you'll find an environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity, stimulates personal growth and encourages critical thinking and innovation.
  • At Keith School, we try to place all students in an environment in which they will succeed by developing academic skills and building a strong sense of self-confidence.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1816

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Keith Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP US History
Average ACT score27

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Keith Country Day School is a non-sectarian, co-educational college-preparatory school educating students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.
  • Founded in 1916, Keith has over 100 years of rich history and tradition of excellence. Keith School not only prepares its students for collegiate success, it prepares them for life.
  • Keith`s outstanding faculty members develop life-changing relationships with our students to enhance their talents in academics, arts, and athletics. Our faculty seeks to guide students to reach their potential in their discovery of knowledge and skills.
  • In addition to a strong liberal arts curriculum, Keith emphasizes its core values of trust, respect, and kindness in all school experiences. Faculty and students learn together every day, bringing these core values to life.
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