Keith Country Day School is a non-sectarian, co-educational college-preparatory school educating students from Pre-K - Grade 12. Founded in 1916, Keith has close to 100 years of rich history and tradition of excellence. Keith prepares its students for collegiate success and for life.
Keiths outstanding faculty members develop life-changing relationships with our students to enhance their talent in academics, arts, and athletics. The Keith community promotes a learning environment where a soccer player may be featured in the spring musical and an artist may be interested in environmental science. Our faculty seeks to guide students to reach their potential in their discovery of knowledge and talents. In addition to a strong liberal arts curriculum, Keith places its core values in trust, respect, and kindness. Faculty and students work together every day, bringing these values to life.
Ask any student, teacher, parent or alum to describe our upper school at Keith and you may get a different perspective from each person you ask. Although each answer may be different, common themes are likely to emerge: an embracing community, inspiring teachers, a challenging academic program, and an environment open to the exploration of ideas with a limitless array of opportunities to grow and lead. Upper school at Keith represents the final stage of a program that develops a students confidence and growing skills in a range of disciplines.
The focus of the upper school years is a vigorous academic, artistic, philanthropic, and athletic curriculum, centered in a strong community that supports students in their self-discovery. The net result produces resourceful young men and women prepared to find their places in the world.Many prospective families want to know if our academic program is as demanding as our reputations suggests. The answer is yes. Upper school courses are taught at an honors level or above, and our teachers take great pride in motivating the students to work beyond their perceived limits. Most students would say we have high standards and we expect a lot from them, but they would also tell you Keith is not a high-pressure environment. Its a healthy learning atmosphere.