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Overall
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Keystone Academy Charter School
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size809
  • Enrollment710
  • PrincipalDr Kathryn Makar
  • Phone Number215-332-2111
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (56, 84)
  • Address 4521 Longshore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19135
  • NeighborhoodTacony
  • Fax215-332-2840
  • Application DeadlineFebruary 28th, 2019
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Mission

Keystone Academy Charter School aims to provide Philadelphia students with a rigorous academic program using a concentrated science and mathematics curriculum that employs the use of integrated technology.

Keystone Academy Charter School aims to provide Philadelphia students with a rigorous academic program using a concentrated science and mathematics curriculum that employs the use of integrated technology.

Points of Pride

Students who complete the program will be distinguished by their: knowledge of content and skills in the areas of science and mathematics, productive use of emerging communicative abilities, skill in studying, test-taking and problem solving,...

Students who complete the program will be distinguished by their: knowledge of content and skills in the areas of science and mathematics, productive use of emerging communicative abilities, skill in studying, test-taking and problem solving, competence in use of technology, and a high level of social skill.

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Admissions Policy

Admission to the school is open to all eligible students who are residents of the state of Pennsylvania in grades K through 8. Admission is conducted through lottery. Younger siblings of currently enrolled students receive preference.

Admission to the school is open to all eligible students who are residents of the state of Pennsylvania in grades K through 8. Admission is conducted through lottery. Younger siblings of currently enrolled students receive preference.

Safety & Culture

Keystone Academy Charter School is committed to respect for the rights of others. Rules governing discipline and conduct are written so that parents, students, teachers and administrators know what is required of students. By working together under...

Keystone Academy Charter School is committed to respect for the rights of others. Rules governing discipline and conduct are written so that parents, students, teachers and administrators know what is required of students. By working together under clearly stated and consistently enforced regulations, we can administer firm and fair discipline practices.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accreditation

Middle States Accreditation

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 34.5%
White 28.8%
Hispanic 25.3%
Asian 5.7%
Other 5.7%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.8%
Male Students 50.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 9.9%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 58%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 2.1%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
80
1st Grade Students
84
2nd Grade Students
82
3rd Grade Students
78
4th Grade Students
81
5th Grade Students
79
6th Grade Students
72
7th Grade Students
75
8th Grade Students
79
Total Students
710

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • School Musicals

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Parent Involvement

Keystone has an active parent association called KAPA. Our parent association is readily available to plan and support school events throughout the year.

Keystone has an active parent association called KAPA. Our parent association is readily available to plan and support school events throughout the year.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Programming

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