Al-Amal School

1401 Gardena Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432-0554
Tel: (763)571-8886
Grades: PK-12 | 403 students
Al-amal School is an accredited non-profit organization. Al-amal School is the only full-time Islamic school in Minnesota with Pre-K through 12th grade.
Al-amal School offers qualified and committed teachers and low student-to-teacher ratio to provide a quality education to student and personal interaction with every child.
We have high commitment to academic excellence.
An academic curriculum designed to exceed all state standards for Preschool and grades K through 12.
We also provide a well-rounded program including physical, intellectual, and artistic stimulation.  Al-Amal School was established in 1994, and holds accreditations with AdvancED, NAEYC, and CISNA.   

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 403 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Al-Amal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses AP Human Geography, AP World Geography, Mishkah University Islamic Studies (high School)
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Islamically appropriate dress )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, SoccerBasketballGymnastics,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adopt-a-Highway Program, Book Clubs, Math Club, Math Counts, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Student Council, Yearbook Book Clubs, Math Club, Math Counts, Robotics Club, Yearbook, Adopt-a-Highway Program,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Al-Amal School is a private college preparatory school with approximately 400 students and 50 teachers, support staff, and administration.
  • Al-Amal School Mission Statement:
  • Al-Amal School is a full-time, accredited school established for the sake of Allah (swt) to help Muslim families by providing an Islamic educational environment.  This educational choice strives to provide the highest academic standards in all subjects with a special focus on the Qur'an and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (saw).  Al-Amal School's mission is to produce a generation of Muslims who:
  • *Have a solid understanding of Tawheed (oneness of the Creator),
  • *Have a strong Islamic moral character,
  • *Have leadership skills superceded by Taqwa (piety)
  • *Have a strong sense of responsibility and realize that Islam is the only solution,
  • *Interact with community and global issues with an Islamic frame of mind, and
  • *Are academically equipped to succeed and excel in an increasingly competitive and challenging world.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Totino-grace High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Voyageurs Montessori School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fridley KinderCare (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis
    Totino-grace High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 793 students
    0.1 miles
    1350 Gardena Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55432
  • Fridley
    Fridley KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.1 miles
    5310 Monroe St. North East
    Fridley, MN 55421
  • Columbia Heights
    Grades: PK-K | 40 students
    1.2 miles
    825 51st Avenue NE
    Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Minneapolis
    Grades: PK-12 | 176 students
    1.8 miles
    6875 University Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55432
  • Mounds View
    Prince Of Peace Academy
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 3-8 | 16 students
    1.9 miles
    2900 County Road H2
    Mounds View, MN 55112

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This is one of the best Islamic schools in the nation. The teachers and administrators are caring and provide a wholesome environment for students to thrive and excel.
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