Michigan Islamic Academy has led the way in teaching the Muslimchildren of various languages and ethnic backgrounds for over 30years.
Michigan Islamic Academy's mission is to provideexcellence in education while nurturing Muslimcharacter. Our goals are to preserve the religiousand cultural identity of our children as reflected in their Islamicbeliefs and values; to provide the basic knowledge to pass on theIslamic heritage to our children; to provide a high qualityeducational alternative to public schools; and to provide theMuslim students of the USA with an environment where they canpractice their religion and they can find role models for Islamicbehavior and attitude.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,850
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 20

Top Rankings

Michigan Islamic Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:


School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
265 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Michigan Islamic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP US History, Calculus, Honors Calculus
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Payable through FACTS, 9 payment plan available
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rajaa Jayyousi


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Arabic Honor Society, Environmental Club, Health Club, Model United Nations, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Newsletter Club, Robotics Teams, Student Government Organization, Yearbook Committee

School Notes

  • Michigan Islamic Academy is committed to providing a dualcurriculum of excellence in secular and Islamic Studies, to preparestudents for leadership in the Muslim community, the greater AnnArbor area and beyond. At MIA, the joy of learning is intertwinedwith our students' journey of learning.The MIA experience is evident in the faces of ourstudents. Enthusiasm, joy and optimism are nurtured here in alearning community which encourages students to develop theirpersonal interests and gifts and inspires them to reach theirpotential. Outstanding faculty place the needs of the childrenfirst in the classroom as they make use of creative and effectivestyles and strategies that capitalize on the different ways thatstudents learn, individually and collaboratively.Our students achieve to the highest of standards,gaining acceptance to some of our states finest colleges anduniversities. Our alumni enter the professional world prepared tolead with sensitivity, creativity, and insight. Together, theiraccomplishments bear testimony to the education they received atMichigan Islamic Academy, enabling them with confidence to besuccessful 21st century citizens while embracing the values ofIslam.At Michigan Islamic Academy education lasts a lifetime.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,850
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 20

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The average private school tuition in Ann Arbor, MI is $15,837 for elementary schools and $16,600 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ann Arbor, MI is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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