"The key is broken" is correct. The accepted past participle for "break" is "broken."

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language gives these definitions for "broke":

broke (brōk) v.
Past tense of break.
Nonstandard. A past participle of break.

adj. Informal.
Bankrupt.
Lacking funds: "Following the election, the Democrats were demoralized, discredited, and broke" (Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.).

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*The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.Houghton Mifflin Company. 2003

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