Rising Star Academy

Tel: (201)758-5590
Grades: PK-12 | 226 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 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 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Rising Star Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
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


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Future, Math, Mock, Model, Robotics, Science, Spelling, State Future, Math, Mock, Model, Robotics, Science, Spelling, State,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Dominic Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union City Daycare Program, Inc. (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Union City Daycare Program, Inc. (0.2 miles away)
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  • Union City
    Grades: PK-K | 213 students
    0.2 miles
    219 47th Street
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Union City
    St. Augustine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 216 students
    0.4 miles
    3920 New York Ave
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Jersey City
    St Dominic Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 451 students
    0.4 miles
    2572 Kennedy Boulevard
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
  • Union City
    Grades: 1-12 | 102 students
    0.6 miles
    324 34th St
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Union City
    Grades: PK-8 | 103 students
    0.6 miles
    3300 New York Ave
    Union City, NJ 07087

School Reviews

I like rising star academy. good to see an islamic school in NJ. I have done M.Phil in Linguistics from Pakistan and recently came from Pakistan as i am a permanent resident now so want to restart my teaching career. Please do let me know if you have any vacancy in your institute. I will be waiting anxiously for your feedback.
- Posted by Teacher, 04/27/15

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