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 Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1988
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
715 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Islamic Foundation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
Average ACT score
25

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PS-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 Offered
4 sports

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

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  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
Former student, now parent of student! Very diverse school and very happy with academic and secular study levels.
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5  
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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5  
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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5  
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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