Key School

  • At Key School, students are valued individuals with unique social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
  • Here, our students` journeys begin with a detailed assessment to determine their specific needs as well as their current academic standing.
  • Their results are then thoroughly examined and explained so parents and faculty clearly understand the goals and expectations for their students.
  • Key School`s integrated curricula, which fulfill the requirements for academic credit, are modified, augmented, and enriched to accommodate each student`s unique learning styles.
  • This approach is paired with individualized schedules meticulously designed to build upon the specific strengths, weaknesses, and academic goals of each student.
  • We have created a school culture that surrounds students in a positive environment and is grounded in support.
  • We believe children deserve encouragement from trusted mentors to guide them in making good decisions.
  • Our dedicated staff directs all efforts toward the continuous improvement of all our students.
  • Key School is devoted to helping children find their key to success.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, Auditory Process, Executive Processing, Learning Differences
Year Founded1966
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesCost varies based on the class(es) selected.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students97 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Key School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School Uniforms are purchased through Mills Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,350
Tuition NotesTuition discount if paid by check/cash. Tuition may be paid annually, by semester, or monthly.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarrie Weaver

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Board Game Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • Mission: The Key School helps students with learning differences develop strengths and reach their academic and social potential through small classes and individually tailored instruction.
  • Vision: Our students are equipped with the skills and strategies necessary to address their learning differences and to achieve their own level of academic confidence and future success.
 
  • Key School aids students with learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia, language processing deficits, dyscalculia, ADHD, and other forms of learning differences.
  • Key School motivates students to develop time management skills, organizational skills, learning strategies, and effective study skills.
  • Key School facilitates optimal learning for students who need specialized remediation.
  • Key School enhances students' self-esteem and confidence by designing a success-oriented learning process.
  • All students receive an individualized schedule based on their academic strengths and weaknesses.

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