OUR VISION The Islamic Academy of Riverside (IAR) is dedicated to provide strong ethical values and morals while offering a high standard wide variety of academic curricula.
Students at IAR are taught to aspire, expect, and attain the highest levels of achievement.
Students are educated in the value of personal achievement and goals through becoming God-conscious leaders guided by justice, driven by ethics, empowered by knowledge, and supported by logic.
OUR MISSION We are committed to provide students with an excellent academic education while promoting Islamic virtues in our Islamic environment.
Our mission is also to provide a healthy environment for our students to grow intellectually, socially, and physically with the goal of achieving their maximum potential.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Students: 76 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Islamic Academy Of Riverside ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-11
Year Founded
1995
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
76 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Islamic Academy Of Riverside Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki Pant and Green Shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • HISTORY AND FACILITY
  • Our school started as a full time school in the year 1995-1996 in a newly constructed facility. The school building is comprised of approximately 6,000 square feet of air conditioned classroom space, along with administrative offices, kitchen, cafeteria, a multipurpose hall and spacious playground.
  • FACULTY
  • We have attracted and retained, well qualified and experienced teachers that create environments where students take ownership of their education to become lifelong leaders in accordance with Islam. Student to teacher ratio allows for continuous and productive interaction.
  • ISLAMIC STUDIES CURRICULUM
  • An integral part of our curriculum is the Arabic language and Islamic Studies. They are presented in a sequential, progressive manner beginning in preschool and proceeding through all grade levels.The Arabic curriculum includes reading, writing and grammar. Islamic study curriculum includes Qur’an (memorization as well as understanding), Hadith, Fiqh, Sirah, and Islamic history.Our Students participate in the daily Zuhr congregation “Jumaa” in the Masjid, and the school observes, commemorates and celebrates Eid festivities

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Students: 76 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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