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1425 East Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230

(410) 396-1503
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December 09, 2014
My son started in the Pre-K program in September of 2014. He loves school, loves his teachers, and the after school program, Fitness Fun and Games. He is 4 years old and very happy about learning! He is taking violin after school one day a week. He talks to me everyday about the letter of the week, the projects in STEM, and the songs they sing. I can not ask for anymore.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2014
I am a new teacher at this school this year. It is absolutely WONDERUL here. I Wake up excited to come to work and leave with anticipation on coming back. My kids are great! They love to learn. The faculty is stellar- such great people to be around both professionally and personally. Ms. McComas is doing an awesome job running the school alongside Mr. Shockney and Mr. French. This is truly the school to be at. Without a doubt.

- submitted by a teacher
March 15, 2014
Francis Scott key is a great school I went there in middle school I'm the crossingguard at the school the staff is great the students are great so keep up the good work

- submitted by a community member
March 05, 2014
my son is graduating from the 5th grade this year and was accepted to attend this school.The online reviews, yes I am very pleased with, I just hope the school is up to it's potential that people said and that I made a good decision for my son future

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2013
I am a parent of PreK and Kindergarten students at FSK (both of my children had previously attended a private Montessori school in Locust Ponit. I have been so impressed by the school thus far and amazed at the speed of transition the school has taken. A new principal (Mary McComas) took the helm a year ago and it has been an absolute sea change at the school. With several new teachers and a re-invigorated returning staff, there is a great mix of new energy and strong tenure. The school is set on a transformative journey and the school leadership has fully enrolled the parents, faculty and community. Many area business are taking a vested interest in the school, so a recent (and large) uptick in donations has allowed for a rapid rate of internal change including robotics and technology labs, cafeteria renovations, with volunteers who painted every classroom. This school has MOMENTUM and we couldn't be happier with our choice to send our children to FSK.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2013
My daughter started FSK this year as a Prek student. We were very nervous initially - what parent sends their kid to a Baltimore City Public School by choice?!?! But after many positive reviews by neighbors we decided to move forward and give it a shot, its only prek after all, right? Well, its been 8 weeks and my daughter has learned so much already! She has an incredible interest in learning and plays "school" at home, where she teaches her animals letter sounds and how to add. The preschool teacher, Ms. Demski, in amazing. She is young and energetic and teaches in a modern style - through exercise, creative thinking and outdoor activities. We also love the support staff, Principle McComas is completely engaged with the community and the students and is committed to making this school the best in the state. There is a ton of support both through volunteer time and financially by the local businesses in the community including Under Armour. We are very happy with the school and will continue to send her there for Kindergarten and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2013
Francis Scott Key is quickly transitioning to the Common Core State Standards. Faculty participates in professional development at the state and local level in order to understand the demands of the new standards. Teachers are able to access innovative curriculum to deliver lessons designed to meet the challenges of upcoming PARCC Assessments and more importantly, ensure that all students are provided a foundation that will make them college and career ready.

- submitted by a teacher
September 02, 2013
The school has gone through a lot of renovations! The cafeteria is very inviting! The new school uniform is awesome!

- submitted by a community member
May 13, 2010
The school is unsatisfactory. There is a lack of vision among teachers and the principal. The school's teacher turnover rate and attendance is one of the highest for Baltimore City Public Schools. Overall, the schools attendance is down 200+ students.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 10, 2010
I love this school because the school have excellent teachers and students. This school teachers teach their heart out to the students

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January 27, 2010
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- submitted by a student
September 17, 2009
this school is decent. good quality of work coming home. diverse school. involved helpful staff, and a great neighborhood!

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June 06, 2009
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April 28, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 01, 2009
Francis Scott Key is a awsome school all the teachers are so excited to teach and teach their heart ouy to the students.This school has so many computer labs like for every grade.Extra curricular activties so many can't even name

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September 29, 2008
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May 23, 2008
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May 15, 2008
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July 26, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2007
i absolutly loved that school the teachers learn from us and we learn form them. Class 07..Andrew Page

- submitted by a student
September 02, 2006
I really like this school. They teach your child a valuable trade in computers and for the most part the teachers and staff are really involved and care about my childs education.

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August 28, 2006
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June 06, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
February 15, 2005
I love this school. this is the best school ever. I would recomend this school over any other school. In Baltimore. Andrew Page Student

- submitted by a student
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Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School
1425 East Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD  21230
(410) 396-1503
Last modified Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top