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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
7 weeks program with part time and full time options
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
157 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Greater Lansing Islamic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
6%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grading tuition scale as per family annual income.
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sawsan Mahmoud
Admissions Associate
Sawsan Mahmoud

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • 5 grade and above must take a placement test.  
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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