Darul Arqam School

Tel: (732)238-0038
Grades: NS-12 | 282 students
Our mission is to provide an excellent Islamic and academic education within an Islamic environment to produce well rounded Muslims and strong leaders.
We seek to promote a safe, caring, and supportive environment where our children can attain the knowledge that would enable them to perform as effective citizens of the world, especially in today’s world of Globalization.
Our students will be attaining such worldly knowledge in a spiritual environment rich with Islamic teachings, values and practices.
We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students' learning.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Darul Arqam School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Average SAT score 1800
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $415
Tuition Notes Financial Aid Available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $150
Admissions Director Neelum Alman
Admissions Associate Mona Memon


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Math Olympiad, Model UN, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Ummah in Focus, Writers' Cafe Math Olympiad, Model UN, Ummah in Focus, Writers' Cafe, Science Olympiad,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Darul Arqam School is a non-public, non-profit educational organization. The School is a unique collaboration effort between the Darul Arqam founding community; the Muslim Center of Middlesex County MCMC, and the Islamic Society of Monmouth County ISMC (Alaman). It is located in South River, New Jersey in the former South River High School. The building is 56,000 sq. ft., with 22 classrooms in addition to science and computer labs. The school has a Gymnasium, Library, Boys’ Cafeteria, Girls’ Cafeteria and a Prayer Hall (Musalah). Darul Arqam is currently in its 9th year of operation. The current enrollment is 300 students in Preschool through 12th grade.
  • The school is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of a group of professionals from diverse fields. The administrative affairs of the school are managed by the Executive School Board consisting of a group of professional educators.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Marys Of Ostrabrama (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Marys Of Ostrabrama (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South River
    St. Marys Of Ostrabrama
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-1 | 47 students
    0.3 miles
    22 Holmes Avenue
    South River, NJ 08882
  • East Brunswick
    Children's Choice
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 68 students
    0.9 miles
    46 W Ferris St
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
  • Sayreville
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    1.3 miles
    36 Main St
    Sayreville, NJ 08872
  • Sayreville
    Grades: PK-8 | 217 students
    1.4 miles
    221 Macarthur Ave
    Sayreville, NJ 08872
  • East Brunswick
    Grades: PK-KG | 76 students
    1.9 miles
    176 Tices Ln
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816

School Reviews

I am a mother of three children in the school and overall, I am satisfied. I can see that there is change to the better with every passing year. The school administration is working really hard to make this change clear to all. I would recommend this school to any parent that is seeking a peaceful Islamic atmosphere for their children.
- Posted by Parent, 08/20/12

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