City Of Knowledge School

3285 N Garey Ave
Pomona, CA 91767-0917
Tel: (909)392-0251
Grades: PK-12 | 218 students
City of Knowledge is the only full time, WASC accredited, UC approved, College preparatory, Ps-12th grade Islamic School in Southern California

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 218 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade City Of Knowledge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Average SAT score 1200
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Dr. Haleema Shaikley
Admissions Associate Gillian Izhar


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB, Drama Club, Honor Society, Journalism Club ASB, Drama Club, Honor Society, Journalism Club,

School Notes:

  • City of Knowledge was established by a group of Muslim parents who wanted their children to receive not only a sound academic education, but also proper grounding in the precepts of the Muslim religion. They also wished to nurture these children in an academic environment away from the pressures of the larger community with persuasion to reject their differences. They wanted children to value education and to learn moral values as taught in the Quran. The first philosophy of the school was therefore established by these founders of the school. As the school began to take shape, the philosophy was shared with teachers, parents and administrators. Modifications have been few and for the most part represent refinement of the original philosophy.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lighthouse Baptist Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Icc Community School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Icc Community School (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pomona
    Grades: PK-5 | 51 students
    0.1 miles
    3619 N Garey Ave
    Pomona, CA 91767
  • La Verne
    Lighthouse Baptist Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
    Grades: K-12 | 68 students
    0.8 miles
    2600 N White Ave
    La Verne, CA 91750
  • La Verne
    Faith Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.9 miles
    3960 Fruit Street
    La Verne, CA 91750
  • Pomona
    Grades: K-7 | 75 students
    1.1 miles
    305 E Arrow Hwy
    Pomona, CA 91767
  • Claremont
    Grades: K-8 | 291 students
    1.2 miles
    1035 Harrison Ave
    Claremont, CA 91711

School Reviews

I have four children at CIty of Knowledge. One will be a dentist soon inshALlah, one got excepted in several Ivey League colleges, and two in high school. This is the best school in all aspects. Those who missed or are missing it are doing a disservice for there Children Enroll in city of knowledge and be part of the most successful and rewarding team in this life and the hear after . Best school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
City of Knowledge was one of the most enriching students -- with an extremely supportive environment, excellent academics, and one of the most wonderful administrations. I ended up pursuing multiple graduate degrees and have excelled academically. I give much of the credit to my foundations built at the City of Knowledge.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
I''m a graduate of City of Knowledge. They offer a great curriculum (challenging elementary and middle school; honors courses; AP and UC-approved courses for high schoolers) in a wonderful environment. I had a great experience and went on to one of the top universities in the nation. I highly recommend it!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
Both of my children went to this school for five years, after which time we moved out of state. The best thing was that the principal knew every student by name and cared a lot for every child. The educational part was geared towards the students ability with students being guided towards their goals in a non-pushy way. Thanks to all my sons teachers and the principal, my son graduated high school after 11th grade without a problem. Thank you for caring.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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