Islamic Foundation School

  • Islamic Foundation School has embarked on a mission to provide excellent education in an atmosphere of faith, and to prepare students to be life-long learners and contributing members of society.
  • The Islamic Foundation is committed to providing children with an Islamic environment where they can learn basic Islamic principles in a practical fashion, helping children develop their dedication and duty to Allah and His creation, encouraging children to excel in all aspects of life in order to maximize their potential, training children in basic communication skills in English and Arabic languages, so that they may become future Daies of Islam, providing children with a clear Islamic direction in all social and personal activities.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1988
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students715 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Islamic Foundation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Average ACT score25

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,280
Tuition NotesPS-PK $6500 KG-4th $5280 5-8th $6200 9-12th $6700Discounts are given for multiple children in the family.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Enrichment Programs, Baseball, Basketball, Elementary Book Club, HS Boys' Cooking Club, Math-n-Tech Club, Model UN, Nasheed Club, NHS, Pep Club, Quran Memorization Club, Robotics Club, Snowball, Soccer, Student Council, Students 4 Social Justice, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Islamic Foundation School has embarked on a mission to provide excellent education in an atmosphere of faith, and to prepare students to be life-long learners and contributing members of society. The Islamic Foundation is committed to providing children with an Islamic environment where they can learn basic Islamic principles in a practical fashion, helping children develop their dedication and duty to Allah and His creation, encouraging children to excel in all aspects of life in order to maximize their potential, training children in basic communication skills in English and Arabic languages, so that they may become future Daies of Islam, providing children with a clear Islamic direction in all social and personal activities.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lombard
    Grades: PK-12 | 411 students
    2.1 miles
    331 W Madison St
    Lombard, IL 60148
    (630)889-8000
    2.1 PK-12
    411
  • Bridgeview
    Aqsa School
    All-girls (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 257 students
    13.6 miles
    7361 W 92nd St
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708)598-2700
    13.6 PK-12
    257
  • Bridgeview
    Grades: PK-12 | 655 students
    13.7 miles
    7350 W 93rd St
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708)599-4100
    13.7 PK-12
    655
  • Schaumburg
    Grades: PK-6 | 116 students
    11.5 miles
    435 Springsouth Rd
    Schaumburg, IL 60193
    (630)270-3130
    11.5 PK-6
    116
  • Schaumburg
    Hadi School
    (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 134 students
    11.7 miles
    375 South Roselle Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60193
    (847)891-4440
    11.7 PK-8
    134

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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Former student, now parent of student! Very diverse school and very happy with academic and secular study levels.
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As a fourth year parent of IFS children, I am very happy with the level of academic and religious standards of this school. I highly recommend this school to anyone who is looking for a good school with a high standard in education, both religious and secular.
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Islamic Foundation School has provided my children with a great academic and religious program and I am very happy with the level of education. I like the premises, the people, the community and the staff at the school and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a private Islamic school for their children.
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Islamic Foundation School is an amazing school that teaches children the right fundamentals for living. All of their classes are getting better each day and the teachers are also good. Their sports are now expanding and this school is making lots of great progress. I would recommend this school to anyone because it really will give you immense knowledge.
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