Academy Of Greatness And Excellence

  • 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.: 30%
Students by GradeAcademy 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 Clu

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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