AL AQSA ISLAMIC ACADEMY

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1501 GERMANTOWN AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19122
Phone: 215-765-6660
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Private
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 13:1
  • Students/Grade: 26.5
  • Number Students: 265
  • Number Teachers: 5
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: NOT REPORTED
  • Principal: Mr Abdur Rahman
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (27 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (16 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-12-17
    "Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy was a very important aspect of my life which helped me grow and develop into a young Muslim woman. My experience there as a former student, is one to cherish and remember. It is a great memory as it was an Islamic environment with loving, caring, and nurturing friends, teachers and staff. I'd highly recommend it because there are wonderful teachers here who are very supportive for the students."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-11-30
    "Well, this school is overall okay. I like t. Some don't. I'm in the 7th grade and all the teachers upstairs are wonderful. They are kind and polite - and they care about your grades. Mrs. Sundus is the best There. But sometimes the kids Do inappropriate stuff and just get detention - like one 3rd grader got pushed down a lot of stairs. . And the girl only got detention for making the other girl sprain her ankle. The teaching process is good and there are cameras there too I love My school. -Hamida, 7th grade"
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-06-23
    "Our school has three goals: help children have a close relationship with their Creator, be a success in academics and to be confident and comfortable with themselves. We treat our students with respect and encouragement. Our children then go on to colleges such as the U of Penn., Fordham U., Penn State, Temple, CCP to name a few."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-05
    "Great school. I recommend this school for any Muslim k-12 :] Alhamdoulilah for in Pa there is a lack of Islamic schools."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-29
    "My son attends Al Aqsa Islamic , While I appreciate the schools effort for this school to have been established in 1996 I feel that the overal administrative aspect of the school could improve. There are excellent teachers that I have encountered within the school, namely Ms Sakinah, Ms Halimah, Ms Benita to Name the very few. Many of the arab teachers and staff are extremely rude, and yell at the children instead of practicing sabr and gentleness. In addition, the students are unruly and unstructured. I appreciate Al.Aqsa providing the community with and Islamic education, but.for a.private education which parents are paying for I hope to see many improvements in the future inshaAllaah"
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