Keys School Manila seeks to unlock a child’s potential for excellence by providing an education that is experience-based, interdisciplinary and collaborative. Our program allows students to construct meaning from lessons learned through creative and challenging projects that reflects their understanding, reflection and point of view. Our school culture welcomes diversity and respects each child as a unique individual. The learning environment encourages students to pursue their interests with passion in all areas of endeavor, integrating their cognitive skills with their socio-emotional dispositions. Excellence is valued by performance and actions that ultimately, make a positive difference.

To strengthen family partnership, Keys provides various programs and initiatives that foster venues for parent-dialogue and cooperation.

Keys recognizes the crucial role of teachers in the successful implementation of its program. Hence, it invests heavily on year-long teacher training and faculty development that could not but inspire a passion for teaching and learning.


We will be forerunners of vital changes in Philippine education. Our philosophy, grounded on respect and anchored on researched-based methodologies and standards, shall be the exemplar of a progressive K-12 education for children, families and educators in Asia.

KMS Learner Profile

KSM is committed in preparing its students for the challenges of the 21st century.
Keys students are:


Good Communicators

Flexible and Adaptable

Critical Thinkers Problem Solvers

Media and Technology Literate

Creative and Innovative


Learning Principle

Learners are self-directed.

They apply, transfer and adapt their learning to novel situations and problems by assessing the demands of the task, evaluating their own knowledge and skills, planning their approach, monitoring their progress and adjusting strategies as needed.

  • All learners are capable of excellent work if their specific skills needs and experiences are considered in the learning process
  • The learning environment provides an avenue for collaboration and fosters self- regulated learning.
  • The learning environment is emotionally-safe and motivating, where error and failure are part of learning
  • Instruction is based on core concepts and transferrable processes which can be applied in the real world.
  • Instruction is carefully planned and purposeful, with a right blend of challenge and comfort allowing the learner to realize that success is attainable.
  • Instruction equips learners to discern how to apply, combine and integrate knowledge and skills.
  • Assessment allows students to practice, re-try, re-think and revise. It uses a variety of tools to explicitly communicate their performance relative to target criteria.