2018-2019 Calendar Highlights

View our 2018-2019 yearlong calendar highlights, download calendar as a PDF file.

Remember the all-school events calendar will have all the most recent changes and athletic events.

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Tour Information for Prospective Families

Every Day is an Open House
1 Jacoby Place
Rockford, Illinois

Call our Admissions Office to learn why current families have selected Keith as their school of choice. From our Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 classrooms, a one hour tour will help you understand what differentiates a Keith School education.

Visitors can tour the 15-acre campus to appreciate the beauty and safety of the school, as well as the journey through the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools showcasing the small classrooms, which help promote lively discussions and individualized attention to each student. Additionally, visitors can see firsthand the many featured curriculum areas of Keith, including the arts and science labs, performing arts areas, and indoor and outdoor physical fitness areas, among many other attributes of the school.

Visitors will have the opportunities to:

Meet the Faculty. Families can hear directly from teachers at every level of the school on the philosophy, perspective and approach to preparing students for a lives of meaning and purpose.

Meet with Students and Alumni. Potential families can meet directly with current students and alumni and their families to gain an understanding of Keith’s family atmosphere and how Keith students netted $4.5 million in merit-based college scholarships for the 27 graduating members of the class of 2017.

Value. Visitors can learn about the affordability of a Keith School education and learn about scholarships and financial aid opportunities available to them.

Scholarships. Visitors can learn about the school’s assessment process for merit-based Keith scholarships.

National Ranking. Guests can learn why Keith School is the only nationally ranked, independent college-prep school in the region (#7 in Illinois).

To schedule a tour, email admissions@keithschool.net or contact Lindsey Duerr at lindsey.duerr@keithschool.net or 815-399-8823.

Race for Education 2017

Race for Ed
Thank you to all who participated in our Race for Education on September 27, 2017! We exceeded our goal and raised $20,155 to support the fine arts department, technology program and curriculum enhancements for the school. If you still want to make a donation to support a specific faculty member, club or department, you can do that by clicking here.

RfE

 

2017-2018 Parent-Student Handbook

Please use the following link to access the Keith School Parent-Student handbook for the 2017-2018 school year.  It is the responsibility of each Keith family to read the handbook and return all signature pages to the school office.  The documents requiring parent signatures begin on Page 31.

2017-18 Parent-Student Handbook

Registration Forms & Textbooks for 2017-2018

MEET THE TEACHERSPlease click on the following links for important information about Registration and “Meet Our Teachers” Day on Thursday, August 17, 2017 between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Bring completed enrollment forms to the Registration Day on August 17 or return to the school office anytime throughout the summer.

All families will register in the McBain Gymnasium.  All teachers will be available in their classrooms between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

When, Where, and What to Bring:  

Registration info for august 17, 2017

Lower School Forms and Documents

Here you will find all the Lower School registration documents in one file:
All Lower School Forms and Documents

If you only need individual registration pieces, click on the links below:
Emergency Information Card
Keith Directory Family Information
Keith Parents’ Association Volunteer Form
Health Alert Information Form
Athletic and Field Trip Permission Form
Health Alert Information
Auto Requirements for Parent Drivers of Students
Lower School Computer Responsibility Agreement Form
Media Release Form
Health Requirements
Immunization Requirement Chart
Lunch Fees and Information
Cougar Quest Registration
Strings Lessons Signup
Supplies for PreK, JrK, Kinder
Supplies for Grades 1 and 2
Supplies for Grades 3, 4, and 5

Middle and Upper School Forms and Documents

Here you will find all the Middle/Upper School registration documents in one file:
All Middle and Upper School Forms and Documents

If you only need individual registration pieces, click on the links below:
Emergency Information Card
Keith Directory Family Information
Keith Parents’ Association Volunteer Form
Health Alert Information Form
Immunization Requirement Chart
Athletic and Field Trip Permission Form
Auto Requirements for Parent Drivers of Students
Middle and Upper School Computer Responsibility Agreement Form
Media Release Form
Health Requirements
Lunch Fees and Information

textbooks

Textbooks and instructional materials for MS/US Students can be purchased, after August 1, at the Rockford University Bookstore.  Click the link below to find the required materials for MS/US:

2017-2018 MS US Book List

Keith School respects, affirms, and protects the dignity and worth of each member of the school, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, socio-economic background or physical challenge.

Keith School acknowledges the statutes as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other applicable Illinois High School Association policies.