Crescent View Academy

  • Crescent View Academy (CVA) is a full-time accredited private Islamic school kindergarten through ninth grade, established in 1993. CVA is accredited by AdvancEd and the Council of Islamic Schools of North America.
  • At Crescent View Academy, we strive to achieve academic and moral excellence by commitment to continued learning, team work, professionalism and building a positive environment. We provide our students with a structured learning environment with the goal of nurturing students into individuals who are academically competitive and morally sound in their Islamic values and beliefs.
  • "Crescent View Academy`s private Islamic School`s mission is to provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating Islamic atmosphere to enable students to achieve a solid foundation of Islamic understanding according to the Quran, and life of Prophet Mohamed (SAW) with a true sence and pride of their Islamic identity.
  • We want our students to achieve academic excellence and prepare our students to be morally and socially responsible citizens.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-9
Year Founded1993

Student Body

Total Students332 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeCrescent View Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 19 / Oct. 19
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,427
Tuition NotesTuition Discounts for Siblings
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorIyad A. Wazwaz
Admissions AssociateMariam Sabr

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsFlag Football, Martial Arts, SoccerFlag FootballMartial Arts,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Cooking Club, Food Club, Math Club, Nasheed Club, Science Club, Sewing Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After School Sports Skills, Taekwondo

School Notes

  • Islamic education is a major part of CVA`s life. This is manifested in the academic classes taught, the school calendar, character education program and extra-curricular activities.
  • The Islamic Education classes comprise about 40% of weekly instructional time for all students. Islamic education is divided into three components: Quran reading and memorization, Islamic studies and Arabic language.  Quran memorization and tajweed recitation is emphasized. Islamic Studies curriculum consists of three major parts: beliefs and rituals of Muslims, Islamic History, and morals and manners. The Arabic language is taught in all grades using texts designed for foreign language acquisition. Students in grades 2-98 are divided into two or three levels according to their linguistic background and readiness level.
  • In support of Islamic studies curriculum, the school calendar is designed to incorporate major holidays celebrated in the United States as well as major Islamic events.  Students in Grades 3rd to Eight attend a Friday congregational prayer in the adjacent Musala. Students visit the Musala on a daily basis, to offer the mid-afternoon group prayer. Teachers and administrators attend the prayer with the students and instruct them on proper manners of being in the mosque and observing group prayer. All the above activities help the students to learn Islamic teachings and practice them in real life situations.Tarbiyah or Character education is infused with Islamic studies lessons and school-wide event planning.
  • Tarbiyah objectives include helping students connect beliefs with practice, providing opportunities for experiential learning, introducing topics in age-specific ways, and recognizing social emotional needs of Muslim american children.
  • School assemblies give students the opportunity to perform Islamic songs and skits in front of their peers and helps build a strong Muslim identity. In addition, Eid Celebrations (for the two major Islamic holidays) are designed to celebrate Muslim holidays and reinforce the students` sense of Muslim identity.

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