Academy Of Greatness And Excellence

Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #1 - One of the pillars of the AGE National Elementary Honor Society is Service, and that is what the NEHS students provides at the Woodcrest Healthcare Center. They visit the elderly of our community, and spend quality time with them as they add smiles to their faces.
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #2 - Academy of Greatness and Excellence is proud to announce that it has received the recognition of becoming a STEM certified school. This distinction has been given to 23 schools world-wide and we are honored to become the 24th school in the entire world to become STEM certified. Such recognition attests to the high standards of STEM education at AGE
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #3 - AGE Islamic School (2015 - 2016)
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #4 - Stemming from our strong belief in STEM education, and in order to get our students ready for the 21st century workforce, AGE is utilizing a portable computer lab where each student can enjoy having knowledge at the their fingertips. Please visit our Facebook page at
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #5 - At AGE Islamic School, students are required to come up with projects that they think will help the environment. Open-ended problems are presented to them. AGE always shares students' activities on
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #6 - AGE Islamic School
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo #7 - Even during Recess time, AGE students are immersed in STEM activities: Designing Truss Bridges, Identifying Geometric Shapes, Testing the Pressure of Gas, and Experimenting with Energy and Electrons are just a few of the concepts the students are exposed to during their In-door recess time every day at AGE
  • Academy of Greatness & Excellence (AGE) is an Accredited and STEM Certified Islamic School.
  • Currently, AGE has expanded to include two campuses: AGE - Teaneck accomodating students in grades Pre-School through 2nd Grade, and AGE - Ridgefield Park accomodating students in grades 3 through 9. Two Campuses...One Proud AGE.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2013
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students454 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,250
Tuition Notesvisit for admission information
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Fencing, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, SoccerBasketballFencing,
GymnasticsMartial Arts,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Journalism Club, Math Olympiad, Model United Nations, National Elementary Honor Society, Radio Station, Science Olympiad Team, STEAM Club, Student Council, Students in Action

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cooking Club, Performing Arts Club

School Notes

  • STEAM Education is at the heart of our academic program. Our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program ensures full student engagement and collaboration. At AGE, we have adopted STEAM as a framework for teaching across the disciplines. On February 7th, 2016, Academy of Greatness and Excellence has received the recognition of becoming a STEM certified school . This distinction has been given to 23 schools world-wide and we are honored to become the 24th school in the entire world to become STEM certified. Such distinction and recognition attests to the high standards of STEM education at Academy of Greatness and Excellence.
  • AGE High School- With the goal of creating 21st century learning environments that engage students, foster achievement, and cultivate the skills needed to connect and collaborate in a global society, Upper School Instructors at Academy of Greatness & Excellence (AGE), ensure that students are immersed in rigorous coursework and a range of extracurricular activities, including internship opportunities that broaden their horizons and offer rich academic and experiential learning experiences. Our High School is an innovative and dynamic place where young adults are challenged to participate in leadership-building activities across the school and in their communities to prepare them to be active global citizens of the 21st century.
  • At AGE, we believe that technology-equipped classrooms are essential for producing 21st Century learners and leaders. Besides providing students with access to a plethora of resources, technology also enables teachers to differentiate instruction and meet the needs of each child`s learning style, whether they are visual, auditory or kinesthetic learners. Accordingly, AGE provides its students with one-to-one technology devices. Students in grades 2 through 9 use Chromebooks in school. Students in grades 6 through 9 are provided with Chroembooks for individualized usage at school and at home.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Union City
    Grades: PK-12 | 221 students
    5.2 miles
    4613 Cottage Place
    Union City, NJ 07087
    (201) 758-5590
    5.2 PK-12
  • Union City
    Grades: NS-12 | 231 students
    6.5 miles
    501 15th St
    Union City, NJ 07087
    (201) 223-9920
    6.5 NS-12
  • Jersey City
    Grades: PK-7 | 148 students
    9.9 miles
    17 Park St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 433-5002
    9.9 PK-7
  • Burlington
    Grades: PK-12 | 127 students
    71.2 miles
    613 Sunset Rd
    Burlington, NJ 08016
    (609) 531-2206
    71.2 PK-12
  • East Orange
    Madrasatu Ahlis Sunnah
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 183 students
    11.4 miles
    215 N Oraton Pkwy
    East Orange, NJ 07017
    (973) 672-4124
    11.4 PK-12

School Reviews

Great school ! The teachers are really caring. The administration is very professional and really cares about the children. My son goes to this school and has made many friends. He is developing into a fine young man that I am proud of. The teachers are good role models. I have looked at many Islamic schools and find this one, the best in the tri-state area. The have a great STEM program and put a lot of emphasis on building character and strong leaders for tomorrow. I know many people that travel over 20 miles to come to this school. I have met parents who come from NYC to bring their kids because of the education that is provided. I would highly recommend this school. Move to the area if you need to.
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