Noble Leadership Academy

123 Jefferson Street
Passaic, NJ 07055-0705
Tel: (973)685-2550
Grades: NS-12 | 422 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

Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 422 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 10:1
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 $5,500
Tuition Notes Tuition Varies based on entering grade
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susanne Ghalyeh


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballGymnastics,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,


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: 09/14/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mesivta Tiferes Rav Zvi Aryeh Zemel (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel/st Nicholas Primary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Children's Day Nursery And Family Center (0.1 miles away)
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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 $9,204 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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