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Keystone School

Private | PK-12 | 436 students

Keystone offers an accelerated curriculum for motivated students.

 
 

Living in San Antonio

Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $155,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $650.

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4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
Based on 9 ratings
2012:
Based on 3 ratings
2011:
Based on 3 ratings

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Posted June 29, 2005

I love the small class sizes and I feel it's the best environment for my gifted child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2005

Great school if you can get your child in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 5, 2005

I am a current student at Keystone School and I love it. I highly recommend it to any families considering enrollment.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 10, 2004

My son attended Keystone after goofing off in high school due to his boredom. He is graduating from UT School of Law only because he gained self-esteem and self-confidence from this wonderful school! He only went to Keystone for a summer and a semester and then wanted to return to public school and sports, but that experience changed his life. Thank you, dear teachers at Keystone. Thank you, Headmaster, for giving him that opportunity to prove himself.
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Posted February 28, 2004

Keystone is a one of a kind school for the academically gifted child. It is not for everyone but for those who fit, it is wonderful. The student body is diverse. The teachers and staff are exceptional. The curriculum is limitless. We have several children enrolled and each one's special needs are met. We are fortunate to be able to live anywhere in the country and one of the main reason's we choose to remain in San Antonio is this school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 31%
Asian or Pacific Islander 22% 4%
Hispanic 16% 51%
Two or more races 11% 2%
Black 4% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Dance teacher(s)
Gifted specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
School psychologist
Foreign languages spoken by school staff French
German
Spanish
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics
  • Science
Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Photography
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
  • Poetry

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
  • Gifted / high performing
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:00 am
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Brian Yager
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Nonsectarian
Associations
  • NAIS
Fax number
  • (210) 734-5508

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
  • Direct instruction
  • Gifted / high performing
  • STEM
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Arts (all)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Writing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • Security personnel
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • College/career center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Photography
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • Drama
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • None
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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Financial aid offered
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119 East Craig Place
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Phone: (210) 735-4022

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