Francis Scott Key High School is part of the Carroll County Public School System and is located in the north-west corner of Carroll County, a region with a rich agricultural heritage. The school community  includes the towns of Union Bridge, New Windsor, and Taneytown. The school is named for Francis Scott Key who wrote the words to "The Star Spangled Banner" and lived on Terra Rubra farm, now part of Carroll County, near Taneytown. 

For more information about the Carroll County Community, visit the Carroll County Tourism Website