KEYS Academy - Augusta

AugustaKEYS Academy Augusta is a Private Day School licensed by the Virginia Department of Education to serve Special Education students in grades K through 12. We are located at 268 Draft Ave, Stuart's Draft, VA 24477. Our Phone number is 540-712-2443. If you need to reach us by fax, our fax number is 540-490-4528. If you would like to contact us, please click here.


Director's Corner


Brandy L. Wright

Contact Director

I hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe summer break. I want to Welcome you to the start of the 2022-2023 school year! We are pleased to welcome new and returning families this school year.

I am pleased to share that we have added some great additions to our staff who have joined us this year. Ms. Vee Brown will be our new Administrative Assistant (AA), Ms. Latoya Diggs will be our elementary teacher and Ms. Kenyetta Scipio will be our new high school teacher!!

This school year, students and staff will be in the building Monday through Friday (5 days a week). Our school day starts at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 2:30 p.m.

For the safety of our students and staff, all staff will be wearing a mask throughout the day. Students will also be masking until the community COVID numbers decrease.

As we begin the new school year, let us all re-commit ourselves to the understanding that student learning is everyone’s top priority. Thank you in advance, for all of the support that you demonstrate for your students and the entire KEYS ACADEMY-Augusta Staff.

Warmest Regards,

Brandy L. Wright, Director

School News

For the 2022-23 school year, students and staff will be in the building for in-person learning Monday through Friday (5 days a week). Virtual learning is still available for students if needed due to quarantine or other health conditions. Our school day starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.

Masks are still required to be worn by students, staff, and visitors in our buildings at the start of the 2022-23 school year.. Parents and students will be notified in writing when we are able to ease mask restrictions. Thank you for supporting safety for all of our students and staff.

KEYS Academy-Augusta opened its doors on August 7, 2018 with 11 students and 6 staff members. We will continue to add students and staff throughout the fall and spring semesters. Our staff and students have been warmly welcomed by the town of Stuarts Draft and the County of Augusta, and we look forward to settling into our renovated space!

Important Dates

  • August 9thFirst day of school
  • September 5thLabor Day Holiday (no school)
  • September 19thTeacher Workday (no school)
  • October 7thEnd of 1st grading period
  • October 10thTeacher workday/PD (no school)
  • October 24thParent/Teacher conference 11 am-6pm (no school)