City Of Knowledge School

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 218 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1994
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
218 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
City Of Knowledge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Average SAT score
1200
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Dr. Haleema Shaikley
Admissions Associate
Gillian Izhar

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
ASB, Drama Club, Honor Society, Journalism Club

School Notes

  • City of Knowledge was established by a group of Muslim parents who wanted their children to receive not only a sound academic education, but also proper grounding in the precepts of the Muslim religion. They also wished to nurture these children in an academic environment away from the pressures of the larger community with persuasion to reject their differences. They wanted children to value education and to learn moral values as taught in the Quran. The first philosophy of the school was therefore established by these founders of the school. As the school began to take shape, the philosophy was shared with teachers, parents and administrators. Modifications have been few and for the most part represent refinement of the original philosophy.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (9 reviews)
5  
My children started a city of knowledge last fall. We've had a great year with them. They provide a stimulating and caring environment with superb academics. My children also came in knowing no Arabic. I was very impressed at how much they learned in one single academic year. This is considering that over the last 2 months they had to switch to virtual teaching due to COVID 19. I was very impressed at how quickly they were able to have full-blown virtual instruction. I am very content and feel very excited for the years to come at city of knowledge.
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5  
This private school is geared to ensure that every student is equipped to follow their dreams and do the seemingly impossible. It has it all from UC approved courses, WASC accreditation, ethics classes, to student ran clubs. Not to mention the great staff that works tirelessly to provide a life changing and spiritual experience. I came as a freshman and have done things academically that I would never have dreamed of. It's not a big school, but that's exactly why it has every resource students need for college readiness. The staff and students build an everlasting relationship and there is an irreplaceable family feeling. A simple review cannot do it justice.
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5  
I am a non-Muslim and have been attending this private school since Pre-School, and will be graduating in 2019 with amazing experiences. I have been receiving an excellent education, and was offered extra help with my classes every time I needed it. I strongly believe that this school is one of the factors in making me a successful person.
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5  
very good influences and good environment for me and my twin to be in
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5  
Ever since my husband and I decided to have children, we agreed we would give them a good education, both spiritual and academic. We found this education at City of Knowledge (COK). This is a school I wish I went to. It has the perfect ingredients to make young children into well-rounded young adults ready for society. We moved to Pomona so our kids could have a better future at COK. My elder son started school at age 2.5 years old, still wearing pull-ups. Within the first week he said he was done with the pull-ups and was a "big boy." He also learned to make new friends very quickly. Since then, we have seen so many positive changes that have left us speechless. Not only is he learning three languages at school, he is also learning: poems, rhymes, stories, problem solving, puzzles, good manners, working well with others, treating animals with care including sheep and chickens and so much more. Recently, the school has provided us the opportunity to enroll him in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) afterschool program in partnership with the Youth Science Center. We are very excited to have this opportunity. I think he is growing up to be a compassionate and intelligent boy for his age, which is quite an achievement for any child. We plan to enroll our younger son in Fall 2016.
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5  
I have four children at CIty of Knowledge. One will be a dentist soon inshALlah, one got excepted in several Ivey League colleges, and two in high school. This is the best school in all aspects. Those who missed or are missing it are doing a disservice for there Children Enroll in city of knowledge and be part of the most successful and rewarding team in this life and the hear after . Best school.
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5  
Both of my children went to this school for five years, after which time we moved out of state. The best thing was that the principal knew every student by name and cared a lot for every child. The educational part was geared towards the students ability with students being guided towards their goals in a non-pushy way. Thanks to all my sons teachers and the principal, my son graduated high school after 11th grade without a problem. Thank you for caring.
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5  
City of Knowledge was one of the most enriching students -- with an extremely supportive environment, excellent academics, and one of the most wonderful administrations. I ended up pursuing multiple graduate degrees and have excelled academically. I give much of the credit to my foundations built at the City of Knowledge.
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5  
I''m a graduate of City of Knowledge. They offer a great curriculum (challenging elementary and middle school; honors courses; AP and UC-approved courses for high schoolers) in a wonderful environment. I had a great experience and went on to one of the top universities in the nation. I highly recommend it!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 218 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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