Noble Leadership Academy

123 Jefferson Street
Passaic, NJ 07055-0705
Tel: (973)685-2550
Grades: NS-12 | 322 students
Noble Leadership Academy is a PK3 - 12 grade school that provides educational excellence in a safe and nurturing environment. We will prepare your children with the critical thinking skills necessary to thrive in the 21st century.
We aim to provide our students with unique educational experiences that are rooted in the development of each individual student's personal leadership capacity.
Noble Leadership Academy offers a complete hifdth program and Arabic fluency program, along with several extracurricular activities and numerous sports programs. We make every effort to challenge, educate and support our students in recognizing their full potential as productive, responsible, faithful and contributing members of our society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 322 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Noble Leadership Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English & Literature, AP Government & Politics, AP Physics, AP U.S. History, AP World History,
Average SAT score 1540
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and green polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based on entering grade.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susanne Ghalyeh


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballGymnastics,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Beta Club, Gymnastics, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Muslim Spelling Bee, National Honors Society, Newsletter, Soccer, Student Government Association, Volleyball Basketball, Beta Club, Gymnastics, Mock Trial, Newsletter, Soccer, Volleyball, Model United Nations,
Muslim Spelling Bee,
National Honors Society,
Student Government Association,

School Notes

  • Organizational Structure 
  • Noble Leadership Academy is not affiliated with any masjids, private groups, or organizations. We have established a checks and balances system to run our establishment fairly. Our Board of Directors oversee the running of the school at a macro level, which includes but is not limited to, financial responsibility, expansion projects, and ensuring that the original mission of Noble is not compromised. All day to day decisions are the responsibility of our principal, as well as our teacher leader team. 
  • Philosophy Implementation
  • Noble Leadership Academy is able to quantify their academic success through the implementation of Data Driven Instruction. What is Data Driven Instruction? Data Driven Instruction is the use of data from assessments to inform our teachers about the strengths and weaknesses of each individual student in their class. Our teachers structure and modify lesson planning in order to directly meet the needs of our students. Scores on assessments translate into skills that need to be revisited and reemphasized. 

Profile last updated: 01/13/2016

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School Reviews

Amazing, hands on, dedicated teachers, an involved principal, and small classroom sizes make this school the only choice for our family.
- Posted by Parent, 01/01/16
Great School ! I'm happy I decided to put my kids here . Great atmosphere and teachers - one can't ask for more .. My boys have learned a lot ! Big Thank you to All the Teachers for their efforts !
- Posted by Parent, 01/01/16
This school actually takes the time to help with college applications and make sure their students get accepted into good colleges.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/07/15
This school provided me with adequate resources to succeed in life and that will carry on with my for the rest of my future.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/07/15
I really enjoyed my time in this school, everyday presented me with knowledge and experiences that I will never forget. I will truly miss being a student here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/07/15
Noble offers the best that they can and the teachers are constantly trying their best to serve the students. Its a school that helps kids get college ready, especially with the Dual Enrollment program where students earn real college credits in high school. The after school programs are great and they let the students compete and be social outside of the school. I'm giving the school four stars, because they are not at their best yet, and I want them to continue improving and working hard year after year, which they are doing.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
The school provides a very welcoming environment to the students, they have great staff, and they are always working on improving the school.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
I love the atmosphere of the school, I love how kids are treated, and I love how much the staff care about each student.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
I love the atmosphere of the school, I love how kids are treated, and I love how much the staff care about each student.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
I have been part of other Islamic Schools and I have never felt as comfortable as I do here. My daughter has learned so much beyond the excellent academics which was the initial reason I enrolled her at Noble. She has built a strong American Muslim identity because Noble focuses on embedding Islamic leadership qualities within all their students. The staff is so hands on and caring, I couldn't ask for more. The atmosphere is one that provides my daughter the feeling of an extended family. Thank you Noble.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
Since my 2 kids attend Noble school i felt the deference in all aspects, academically and behaviorally. It's a great school, definitely recommend it. The teachers are great, and the principal is wonderful with a vision.
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
Noble has provided an awesome environment for me as a student. I really enjoy everything about the school and appreciate how hard everyone works to create an amazing learning and growing environment.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/20/15
I love this school because they have a very helpful teachers and great education
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
Nobel Leadership Academy is a very well formed school. I am very pleased with the staff and teachers. Parents get quick responses and all the student grades are available on a computer access link at all times. My kids are improving nicely.
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
Noble LA is a great school with a great environment. The teachers are very helpful and are highly experienced.
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
The school is well run and the teachers are very helpful. The schools is challenging and has a great future!
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Noble Leadership Academy is a great school. As of now it is still in more of a development phase, but it is on an upward trend. I have confidence that it will be one of the best Islamic schools in the NJ/NY area within the next 5 to 10 years. The school is still young, but has already accomplished a good amount of feats.
- Posted by Teacher, 05/21/15

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The average private school tuition in Passaic County, NJ is $4,485 for elementary schools and $9,800 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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