Al-aqsa Islamic School

K-11 Accreditated by the Middle States Accreditation Association.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,880
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Al-aqsa Islamic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
257 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Al-aqsa Islamic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
27%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
overgarments, kemar for girls; grey pants, blue polo for boys

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Admissions Director
Abdur Rahman

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • birth certificate, social security card immunization record report card from previous school $200 registration & book fee double monthly payment the end of August; the rest spread over 9 months
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Al-aqsa Islamic School cost?
Al-aqsa Islamic School's tuition is approximately $3,880 for private students.
What sports does Al-aqsa Islamic School offer?
Al-aqsa Islamic School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Track and Field.
What is Al-aqsa Islamic School's ranking?
Al-aqsa Islamic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Al-aqsa Islamic School?
The application deadline for Al-aqsa Islamic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Al-aqsa Islamic School located?
Al-aqsa Islamic School is located in the Olde Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. There are 1 other private schools located in Olde Kensington.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,880
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,688 for elementary schools and $15,444 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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