Rising Star Academy

4613 Cottage Place,
Union City, NJ, 07087
Tel: (201)758-5590
Grades: PK - 12 | 208 students
At Rising Star Academy, our mission is to inspire and prepare students to always have the courage to reach for their dreams.
We strive to instill in our children a love of learning, an intellectual curiosity, and a sense of duty to the community that will enable them to make thoughtful and morally informed decisions throughout their lives.
We believe that a true education encompasses all aspects of a child's life; therefore, we aim to provide our students with experiences that develop their intellectual, moral, social and physical growth.
Our goal is to foster our students to have confidence and be leaders while holding fast to the ideals of Islam.
We promote the virtues of modesty, justice, and integrity while developing knowledge, faith and leadership.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 208 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Rising Star Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP History I, AP History II, AP Human Geography, AP Physics B, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballBowling,
BoxingFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Future City......, Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Spelling Bee, State Fair Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, Robotics, Spelling Bee, State Fair, Future City......,
Science Olympiad,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Dominic Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union City Daycare Program, Inc. (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Union City Daycare Program, Inc. (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Union City Union City Daycare Program, Inc.
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    219 47th Street
    Union City , NJ , 07087
    (201)348-2754
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Union City
    St. Augustine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3920 New York Ave
    Union City , NJ , 07087
    (201)865-5319
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  216  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Jersey City St. Dominic Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    2572 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)434-5938
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Union City Learning Institute Of Union City
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    324 34th St
    Union City , NJ , 07087
    (201)867-9107
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.6  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Union City
    Smiling Faces Educational Center
    (Jewish)
    3300 New York Ave
    Union City , NJ , 07087
    (201)867-9204
    (Jewish)
    0.6  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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