Darul Arqam School

  • Our mission is to provide an excellent Islamic and academic education within an Islamic environment to produce well rounded Muslims and strong leaders.
  • We seek to promote a safe, caring, and supportive environment where our children can attain the knowledge that would enable them to perform as effective citizens of the world, especially in today’s world of Globalization.
  • Our students will be attaining such worldly knowledge in a spiritual environment rich with Islamic teachings, values and practices.
  • We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students' learning.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2001
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students219 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeDarul Arqam School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
Average SAT score1290
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$415
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid Available
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$150
Admissions DirectorNeelum Alman
Admissions AssociateMona Memon

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Math Olympiad, Model UN, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Ummah in Focus, Writers' Cafe

School Notes

  • Darul Arqam School is a non-public, non-profit educational organization. The School is a unique collaboration effort between the Darul Arqam founding community; the Muslim Center of Middlesex County MCMC, and the Islamic Society of Monmouth County ISMC (Alaman). It is located in South River, New Jersey in the former South River High School. The building is 56,000 sq. ft., with 22 classrooms in addition to science and computer labs. The school has a Gymnasium, Library, Boys’ Cafeteria, Girls’ Cafeteria and a Prayer Hall (Musalah). Darul Arqam is currently in its 9th year of operation. The current enrollment is 300 students in Preschool through 12th grade.
  • The school is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of a group of professionals from diverse fields. The administrative affairs of the school are managed by the Executive School Board consisting of a group of professional educators.
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I am a mother of three children in the school and overall, I am satisfied. I can see that there is change to the better with every passing year. The school administration is working really hard to make this change clear to all. I would recommend this school to any parent that is seeking a peaceful Islamic atmosphere for their children.
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