The Greater Lansing Islamic School is a private elementary/middle school in East Lansing, Michigan.
Our mission is to offer an excellent comprehensive elementary education that will enable students to be competitive.
The school also promotes the cultural, spiritual and intellectual heritage of Islam.
One of our goals is to develop the self-disciplinary skills that will enable students to be life-long learners, contributors to the betterment of human culture, and vice-gerents on earth.
There have been many changes and improvements during the ten years since the school was founded.
The move to the new school building, three years ago, was a milestone in our unending pursuit to improve the environment in which our children are educated.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Glis Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Glis is Lansing Catholic High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Lansing
    Grades: PK-8 | 385 students
    1.7 miles
    915 Alton Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 332-0813
    1.7 PK-8
  • East Lansing
    East Lansing KinderCare
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.8 miles
    525 E Saginaw St
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 351-6166
    1.8 NS-PK
  • East Lansing
    Grades: PK-6 | 95 students
    1.8 miles
    1370 Beech Street
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 336-0422
    1.8 PK-6
  • Lansing
    Resurrection School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
    1.9 miles
    1527 E Michigan Ave
    Lansing, MI 48912
    (517) 487-0439
    1.9 PK-8
  • Lansing
    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
    2 miles
    501 N Marshall St
    Lansing, MI 48912
    (517) 267-2102
    2 9-12

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