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U.S. News & World Report: Keystone Charter Academy Ranks in Top 10 for Best Charter Middle Schools in Michigan

Keystone Charter Academy was ranked eighth on the Best Charter Middle Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings.

The winner of National Heritage Academies’ (NHA) top honor, the Founder’s Award, was praised for its math and reading performance. Keystone Academy, which has outperformed the local district for 15 years, performed well above expectations in the middle school reading and math categories.

National Heritage Acadmies (NHA) charter schools dominate the list of Michigan's top charter middle schools. An article on The Livingston Post's website summarizes NHA school's success.

This marks the third year of the U.S. News & World Report ranking elementary and middle schools. The organization has provided go-to resources for parents and students at the high school and college levels for years.

Rankings were determined by analyzing math and reading proficiency, state assessments, and how schools performed compared to expectations. Read more about the ranking’s methodology here.
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About Keystone Academy
Keystone Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Belleville, Michigan, serving students in Young 5s through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes more than 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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