Our school is a free, public charter school that does not discriminate based on race, creed, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, special needs, English language proficiency, athletic ability, or academic achievement. We welcome all children and families.
Learn More About KEY Academy
Tours are a great way to learn about KEY Academy's educational program and community. Please feel free to schedule a tour by calling our Main Office (510-397-2524).
Enroll With Us
At this time, there are a few open spots in certain grade levels for the 2023-24 school year. If you would like to enroll this year, please call the Main Office (510-397-2524) and fill out the necessary enrollment papers.
The 2024-25 school year Open Enrollment period begins on January 9, 2024, and ends on March 4, 2024. Complete and an online enrollment form here. Please fill out the Interest Form located in a box on the right side. By submitting this form, your child(ren) is not guaranteed enrollment into KEY Academy. The school will notify you of your child's enrollment status in April.
KEY Academy has limited spaces available in each grade level. If more students show interest than seats available, we will be holding a Public Random Drawing. Siblings of enrolled students will have first priority. The drawing will continue until all spaces have been filled and all names have been called to determine a waiting list. The names will be placed on a waiting list in the order that they are pulled. You are not required to attend the Public Random Drawing on March 18th. All students will be notified of their status by April 15th.
Applicants on the waiting list will have the first right to enroll or decline as openings become available. The waiting list will be only active for the current school year.
For students currently enrolled at KEY Academy, the Intent to Enroll Forms must be returned by Friday, January 26, 2024. A completed form will ensure a seat for the 2024-2025 school year. Students who do not complete the form by the requested date will not have a seat reserved for them.
Is there tuition?
How does the enrollment process work?
How does the Public Random Drawing work?
If my child is on the waitlist for the current academic year, do I need to reapply for the following academic year?
What is the age requirement for Transitional Kindergarten?
- In 2022–23, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 years old between September 2 and February 2
- In 2023–24, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 between September 2 and April 2
- In 2024–25, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 between September 2 and June 2
- In 2025–26, LEAs are required to make TK available to all children who will have their fourth birthday by September 1 of the school year.
When do I need to submit my child's proof of immunizations?
Can I still enroll after the academic year has already started?
I want my child to finish his/her current school year. Will my child's name be kept confidential?
If I enroll my child at KEY Academy, can I change my mind?
I have other questions about enrollment.