General Information for Students
ACADEMICSKey West High School offers a varied and challenging curriculum at all grade levels. Present offerings include Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment courses, honors, regular and skills level courses, ESE courses, various electives,and Career Programs. A qualified faculty is dedicated to your success. However, your active participation is paramount. Key West High School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
EDUCATIONAL COURSE PLANNERThe curriculum guide will assist you in planning and organizing your educational goals.
REGISTRATIONStudents new to our community should call the Registrar’s Office at 293-1549 ext. 54306 to make an appointment for registration. Students from our feeder schools, Horace O’Bryant Middle School, Basilica School, Sigsbee, Montessori and Sugarloaf Middle School, will register in February when high school guidance counselors visit their school. Students attending Key West High School will register for the following school year during the month of February. We encourage students, after discussion with parents, teachers and counselors, to choose their courses with care, especially elective choices. August schedule changes will ONLY be made in the case of incorrect placements. Data is utilized for math and English course placement as well as reading courses.
SCHEDULE CHANGESA student may request a schedule change through his/her guidance counselor. Appropriate requests will be processed given the following guidelines:1. Students registered in February will have until the first of May.2. Schedule change requests may be made during the first two weeks of a new semester if the student has been placed in the wrong class. This does not include elective changes.3. Key West High School reserves the right to change individual student schedules to comply with Monroe County School Board and Department of Education policies. These administrative changes may occur due to fluctuations in the student population or faculty allocation. This could include balancing of classes and/or teacher loads to be in accordance with state mandates. Every effort will be made not to disrupt the educational process when such changes become necessary.
The Student Services Department offers a wide range of support services to students, parents, and staff. These services include registration, academic advisement and counseling; career planning; goal setting; standardized testing; transcripts and records; individual, group and family counseling; coordination of parent/teacher conferences; college and scholarship search assistance; health screening; and serve as a liaison with community youth- service providers. Please email or call to make an appointment.