4521 Longshore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19135
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Keystone Academy Charter School serves 687 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Keystone Academy Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Keystone Academy Charter School's student population of 687 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
687 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Keystone Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Keystone Academy Charter School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1508 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
11%
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Black
32%
15%
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White
27%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
1  
The school has very poor communication with parents and students. That's been my experience! Every year I check on my child's school performance by talking to my child teachers about weakness. Every year they tell me my child is smart and bright and passing, but during report card time he receives F grades. Every year, the teachers make mistakes on my child grades. It's horrible and I'm fed up!
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5  
My children attend this school and they enjoy it there. A lot of work to do , at the beginning the get frustrated a little bit, but once they get used to it they are OK !Caring and loving teachers !!
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5  
I love this school.. Everybody is so nice.. My daughter is doing great... thyy get to do monthly book reports.. They challenge theit student. I hope my son gets in this year.
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5  
A great school. My oldest daughter has attend this school since kindergarten and is now in the fifth grade. I like that they give a lot of work. And work to do over the summer. It will prepare them for the future. I hope to get my youngest in kindergarten this up coming sept.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 687 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75 (Top 5%)

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