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School leader:  David Landeryou
5001 Dana Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

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(202) 729-3280
(202) 282-0188
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Best known for
"We are best known for World-class education."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Science, Technology
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
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14 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 22, 2015
Just awful. The parents here are vicious and will do anything to advance their child over others. Helicopterism and competitiveness abound. Very little community spirit here in the Land of NIMBY. Spoiled child and adult bullies abound. We are so... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 21, 2014
Key balances the tests with the independent creative learning and style of each teacher. There is nothing typical or cookie cutter about this school or their teachers. Key is a gem of a school on a little hill. I wish it went on through middle and... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 20, 2014
This is not a Blue Ribbon school. Period. (If you come from another state or country, just compare it to the best schools there and you'll end up agreeing. DC parents have lower perceptions of quality.) This is a test-taking factory. The... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 31, 2014
Key is arguably the best public elementary school in DC. The teachers are outstanding and take great care in attending to the needs and education of their students. Plus, it is small compared with other excellent DCPS elementary schools. The... more

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Key School is known for its outstanding enriching environment and Sports Program and state-of-the-art Computer Lab.

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Last modified: December 31, 2015
Last modified Key Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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