Michigan Islamic Academy

  • Michigan Islamic Academy has led the way in teaching the Muslim children of various languages and ethnic backgrounds for over 30 years.
  • Michigan Islamic Academy's mission is to provide excellence in education while nurturing Muslim character. Our goals are to preserve the religious and cultural identity of our children as reflected in their Islamic beliefs and values; to provide the basic knowledge to pass on the Islamic heritage to our children; to provide a high quality educational alternative to public schools; and to provide the Muslim students of the USA with an environment where they can practice their religion and they can find role models for Islamic behavior and attitude.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students222 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Michigan Islamic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP English, AP Government, Calculus, Honors Calculus
Average SAT score1290
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,600
Tuition NotesPayable through Smartuition, 9 payment plan available
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLoretta Poisson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Environmental Club, Health Club, Hidaya Club, Literary Magazine, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government Organization

School Notes

  • Michigan Islamic Academy is committed to providing a dual curriculum of excellence in secular and Islamic Studies, to prepare students for leadership in the Muslim community, the greater Ann Arbor area and beyond. At MIA, the joy of learning is intertwined with our students' journey of learning. The MIA experience is evident in the faces of our students. Enthusiasm, joy and optimism are nurtured here in a learning community which encourages students to develop their personal interests and gifts and inspires them to reach their potential. Outstanding faculty place the needs of the children first in the classroom as they make use of creative and effective styles and strategies that capitalize on the different ways that students learn, individually and collaboratively. Our students achieve to the highest of standards, gaining acceptance to some of our states finest colleges and universities. Our alumni enter the professional world prepared to lead with sensitivity, creativity, and insight. Together, their accomplishments bear testimony to the education they received at Michigan Islamic Academy, enabling them with confidence to be successful 21st century citizens while embracing the values of Islam. At Michigan Islamic Academy education lasts a lifetime.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Canton
    Grades: NS-8 | 483 students
    14.2 miles
    40440 Palmer Rd
    Canton, MI 48188
    (734)729-1000
    14.2 NS-8
    483
  • Dearborn
    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
    24.6 miles
    19500 Ford Road
    Dearborn, MI 48128
    (313)436-3300
    24.6 PK-8
    265
  • Ann Arbor
    Grades: 6-12 | 525 students
    2.1 miles
    850 Greenhills Drive
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    (734)769-4010
    2.1 6-12
    525
  • Ann Arbor
    Grades: PK-K | 61 students
    1.8 miles
    216 Beakes St
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734)761-8070
    1.8 PK-K
    61
  • Ann Arbor
    Grades: PK-8 | 254 students
    3.1 miles
    2775 Newport Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    (734)995-4141
    3.1 PK-8
    254

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The average private school tuition in Ann Arbor, MI is $16,637 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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