Michigan Islamic Academy

2301 Plymouth Road,
Ann Arbor, MI, 48105-0481
Tel: (734)665-8882
Grades: PK - 12 | 222 students
Michigan Islamic Academy has led the way in teaching the Muslim children of various languages and ethnic backgrounds for over 25 years.
Michigan Islamic Academy's mission is to provide excellence in education while nurturing Muslim character. Our goals are to preserve the religious and cultural identity of our children as reflected in their Islamic beliefs and values; to provide the basic knowledge to pass on the Islamic heritage to our children; to provide a high quality educational alternative to public schools; and to provide the Muslim students of the USA with an environment where they can practice their religion and they can find role models for Islamic behavior and attitude.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 222 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 48%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP English, AP Government, Calculus, Honors Calculus  
Average SAT score 1800
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,600
Tuition Notes Payable through Smartuition, 9 payment plan available
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Loretta Poisson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Environmental Club, Health Club, Hidaya Club, Literary Magazine, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government Organization Health Club, Hidaya Club, Environmental Club,
Literary Magazine,
National Elementary Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government Organization,

School Notes:

  • Michigan Islamic Academy is committed to providing a dual curriculum of excellence in secular and Islamic Studies, to prepare students for leadership in the Muslim community, the greater Ann Arbor area and beyond. At MIA, the joy of learning is intertwined with our students' journey of learning.

    The MIA experience is evident in the faces of our students. Enthusiasm, joy and optimism are nurtured here in a learning community which encourages students to develop their personal interests and gifts and inspires them to reach their potential. Outstanding faculty place the needs of the children first in the classroom as they make use of creative and effective styles and strategies that capitalize on the different ways that students learn, individually and collaboratively.

    Our students achieve to the highest of standards, gaining acceptance to some of our states finest colleges and universities. Our alumni enter the professional world prepared to lead with sensitivity, creativity, and insight. Together, their accomplishments bear testimony to the education they received at Michigan Islamic Academy, enabling them with confidence to be successful 21st century citizens while embracing the values of Islam.

    At Michigan Islamic Academy education lasts a lifetime.

  • Profile last updated: 03/05/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Greenhills School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Modern Montessori & Nursery (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is U Of M Hospital Child Care Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • Ann Arbor Modern Montessori & Nursery
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2250 Nixon Rd
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48105
    (734)662-4949
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.6  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Ann Arbor
    U Of M Hospital Child Care Center
    2601 Glazier
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48105
    (734)998-6195
    0.9  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Ann Arbor
    Gretchen's House-traver
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2625 Traver Rd
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48105
    (734)761-7031
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Ann Arbor
    Green House Montessori School
    Montessori School
    3613 Green Brier Blvd
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48105
    (734)913-0021
    Montessori School
    1.3  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Ann Arbor
    St. Thomas Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    540 Elizabeth Street
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48104
    (734)769-0911
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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