At Key Collegiate, we believe that every student—regardless of socioeconomic background, race, zip code, or home language—can and will excel when provided with a rigorous, college preparatory education. To this end, we believe:
1. Curriculum must be both rigorous and engaging.
With differentiated supports, all students can excel.
2. Structure allows for learning.
A structured and joyful culture sets the foundation for student achievement.
3. Literacy is everything.
A literacy-intensive curriculum prepares our students to become lifelong learners.
4. Soft skills matter.
A focus on professional habit development is necessary for college and career readiness.
5. Data drives decisions.
Enhancing student learning requires frequent data-driven assessment, analysis, and action.
6. It takes a village.
Support from families and the community are critical for student success.
7. High-quality teaching produces strong academic results.
Good teaching demands regular coaching, feedback, and practice.