Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy is a full-time private Islamic school, established in 1996, and situated in … Read More
High School Students Visit a Brother with Cancer
When the students heard that one of their own, Zahir Burgos, an 8th grader had cancer–30 of them with their Science teacher, Mr. Majd Ahmad, traveled after school to his home to cheer him up bringing cards and presents. He was overwhelmed with joy and gratitude!
A note from Zahir’s Family
As Salaamu Alaykum Wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu my husband and I want to thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts. Truly you all have lifted his spirits.
Please keep Zahir in your dua. Allah is the best of planners and we are focused on getting him back to good health and completely healed.
Grounded in the tradition of Islam and holding to the Sunnah of our Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.), Al Aqsa Islamic Academy strives to promote the following:
1.) The moral values of Islam with an emphasis on responsibility and self-reliance
2.) To integrate Islamic, Arabic and the Common Core standards in a comprehensive curriculum that is used by the Philadelphia School District
3.) To promote high standards of education as measured by Pennsylvania tests
4.) Incorporate the use of 21st century technology to drive the instructional practices
5.) Lastly, we will provide positive reinforcement of our youth through healthy sports and social programs.
Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy is a full-time private Islamic school, established in 1996. Situated in Philadelphia, PA, on Germantown Ave. Al-Aqsa provides classes from Kindergarten-12th grade. The school is fully accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Bus service is provided for students in grades 1-6; transpass is available for students in grades 7-12.
Free breakfast and lunch is provided in our cafeteria.
For Inspired Muslim children–
Salat and Reading the Quran in every home,
with every member in the family.
Take a look at our school brochure here.
The Advance at College dual enrollment program is a unique initiative providing motivated high school students with an early opportunity to take college-level courses and experience a college environment while still enrolled in high school. Upon completion, students will have an official college transcript on file which may be applied toward an associate’s degree at CCP or transferred to another college.
AL AQSA ISLAMIC ACADEMY WE WILL PAY THE FIRST FEE FOR A 3 CREDIT COURSE ($298) PLUS BOOKS!
Students will attend Al Aqsa Islamic Academy and also take a course at CCP. For example, if a student is interested in Nursing or Engineering, they could begin their career in the 11th or 12th grade at Al Aqsa Islamic Academy! But they must first past a test given by CCP to participate.
High school students must currently be in 11th or 12th grade and demonstrate the academic ability and maturity necessary to succeed in a college-level course.
You must complete the Advance at College application and return the completed application to CCP (1700 Spring Garden Street, Winnet Building, Room S3-031, Phila. 19130-3991, attention Advance at College program. Do not use the College’s online application. Upon receipt of the completed application, a placement test date will be arranged. Special dates for testing and special sections of course can be arranged for groups of students.
See the Principal of Al Aqsa for the application.