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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Key West Collegiate School 5

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The principal, Cory Oliver, is trying to do something different here, he's trying to create a school where academic rigor is fostered in a safe environment and he's trying to do it in a way that realistically prepares his students for their college career. That sounds like a no-brainer, but I doubt you'll find this environment at the other local high school. He has no tolerance for drugs, bullying, or any sort of violence, which I appreciate. He has three main teachers working at the school, Mr. Rompella (Sciences), Ms. Moody (Math), and Mr. Louis (Social Sciences) who cross disciplines while managing a growing student body and engaging students in activities. They manage these tasks with grace and are highly dedicated to their students. All three teachers offer extensive after school and weekend tutoring/study sessions and work selflessly in the interest of preparing students for college life. The only thing missing at this point is a dedicated English teacher, Mr. Oliver has had to take over these duties so he's effectively performing two jobs at once. Is it your typical high school? Definitely not. It may sometimes seems a bit unorganized, but high school life is hectic and the challenges of building a program like this in such a small community are complex. Yes, parents are required to participate extensively, but if as a parent you don't realize you have a prominent role in your child's education you need to sharpen up your parenting skills. My son is approaching his third year at the school and at the end of this year will have earned 12 college credits. He has already earned a Microsoft Office certification thanks to Mr. Oliver's emphasis on technological literacy. Overall, I appreciate the dedication of the staff and I am glad I had the option to put my son in this program.

Key West Collegiate School 5

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
Individual attention, teachers are dedicated and willing to work with students after school as well as on Saturdays. The school feels like one big family. Academically it is very challenging and flexible to the students interests and schedule. My son has had great opportunities with dual enrollment at the college and he is only in 9th grade. I highly recommend it!


Key West Collegiate School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The principal is so very dedicated to this school as a principal but also as a teacher. He advocates for the school on a daily basis.

Key West Collegiate School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
My son has learned so much this year the teachers are very effective at this school.

Key West Collegiate School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The majority of the homework given at the school is online and extensive. It is helpful to better understand the subject matter.


Key West Collegiate School
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The school offers challenging courses and a curriculum that depends on consistent persistence and determination.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The school develops respect in its students through the teachers and the principle coaching respect , showing respect for one another and to the students.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted May 04, 2016
- a parent
The school develops compassion , caring, and empathy in its students through volunteer hours and community school projects.


Key West Collegiate School 1

Posted April 19, 2015
- a student
They can't keep teachers. The principal makes the parents do all of the hard work. He is scatterbrained. I don't know, I feel sorry for him but he needs help or something. He needs to write down what he says he will do so he doesn't forget. I used to be proud to say that I was in this school but it has a bad reputation now. Who is watching out for us?

Key West Collegiate School 1

Posted November 22, 2014
- a parent
I just want to suggest that there is a certain child that may do better here... but for a social, active child, the Key West High School may be a better option. Consider your choices for classes, for clubs, for career support, for languages, sports, and the all around high school experience before you consider this school. I pulled my daughter after a year and she is finally thriving in her new school

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Key West Collegiate School
5901 College Road, Key West, FL  33040
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. (305) 296-5927
Last modified Key West Collegiate School is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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