Institute Of Islamic Education

1280 Bluff City Blvd
Elgin, IL 60120-0601
     Tel: (847)695-4685
   
Grades: 6 - 12 | 62 students
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The Institute Of Islamic Education is a full-time, residential Islamic Institute dedicated to training Huffaz and Ulama.
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IIE prepares young Muslim men and women by educating them in both the religious and secular sciences so that they will be capable and qualified to lead the Muslim community in North America.
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The house of Islam has firmly stood for over fourteen hundred years upon the unshakable cornerstones of the Quran and Sunnah.
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The depth of their truisms, the breadth of their coverage, and subtlety of insight have breathed into Islam such ascendancy as that can only be derived from the Divine.
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From the life of the Prophet Muhammad and his Companions, the understanding emerges that the Quran and Sunnah comprise a fountainhead of knowledge that must be both preserved and propagated by this Ummah.
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This understanding spawned a historically unparalleled birth of sustained intellectual activity.
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Innumerable books were penned on subjects as varied as Quranic Exegesis, Hadith, Islamic Law, Spirituality, Seerah, History, Economics, Mathematics, Astronomy, Medicine, and Sociology.
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Libraries were created; research institutes were sanctioned; and scholars were tenured.
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Through the blood and sweat of countless scholars and a community commitment to knowledge, a legacy was born.
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Against all odds, this legacy has continued.
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Neither meagerness of resources nor the acrimony of enemies has stayed its tide.
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It is this heritage of learning that continues all over the world today.
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New research into the Quran and Sunnah is ongoing and necessary as modern scientific discoveries, ethical problematic, and religious polemics emerge and develop.
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The language of knowledge is changing, and this necessitates a modern Islamic dialogue articulated by qualified scholarship.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Islamic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Institute Of Islamic Education Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elgin Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethlehem Lutheran Child Dev Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joseph Catholic School (2 miles away)
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  • ElginBethlehem Lutheran Child Dev Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    340 Grand Blvd
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)741-7743
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    1.5 mi | 46 students | Gr. K                      
  • ElginSt. Mary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    103 S Gifford St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)695-6609
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 168 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • ElginThe Learning Tree East
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    845 Summit St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)741-6880
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 10 students | Gr. K                      
  • ElginSt Joseph Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    274 Division St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)931-2804
      (Roman Catholic)
    2 mi | 210 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElginElgin Academy
    350 Park St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)695-0303
    2 mi | 387 students | Gr. NS-12                      

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