The purpose of KEYS is to partner with parents of homeschooled students to define life in terms of a biblical worldview and take God's love and mercy to others. The Bible is our measure and standard of truth. All classes are taught based upon this standard. Participation in KEYS assumes that the student desires to be mentored in a biblical worldview and that the actions of each individual will reflect biblical guidelines. We desire to teach students to be Christians who affect the world around them. We encourage students to be lifelong learners as well as committed servant leaders, equipped to impact their world with God's truth.
No, KEYS is a homeschool enrichment program for families who are homeschooling. Parents are responsible for complying with all applicable homeschool laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the locality in which they reside. KEYS does NOT maintain or provide student transcripts or official documentation of any kind. Teachers at KEYS do provide quarterly grades to parents to keep them informed of their student’s progress.
Most KEYS classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 8:30 and 3:30.
First, schedule a tour so we can meet you and your student(s) and tell you more about KEYS. After the tour, if you believe KEYS is a good fit for your family, you may submit an application.
Registration begins the week following Memorial Day weekend.
KEYS is an enrichment program and not a school. KEYS purpose is to partner with homeschool families to supplement what they are doing at home and provide excellent instruction in courses that a parent needs a qualified instructor’s expertise.
Yes and no. We strongly recommend that students take no more than four academic classes. This helps ensure that students will not become overwhelmed and can handle their class load. Students may take an unlimited number of arts classes.
Yes. Be careful not to over-enroll your student in activities and programs that may conflict with each other and leave your student stretched too thin.
Yes, if the student is age 10 and above and can self-govern.
NO. KEYS is an electronics-free campus to promote fellowship and screen safety.
There is an annual registration fee for each student. One month’s tuition is collected whenever a new class is selected. This is called the Good Faith Payment (GFP). This GFP is credited to the family’s May tuition payment if the family account is paid to date and the student’s academic progress and behavior qualify them for completion of the term. An additional 5% processing fee is added to all tuition invoices. Tuition is then billed monthly from September to April. Please see our Policies under Forms and Documents for a complete summary of Financial Responsibility at KEYS.
Classes labeled A or B are the same class offered at different times to accommodate more students. Classes labeled with Roman numerals I, II, III, and IV indicate increasing levels of classes. Examples: Spanish I is for a student in their first year of Spanish. Spanish II is for a student in their second year of Spanish. Spanish IA and Spanish IB are the same class offered at two different times for students taking their first year of Spanish.