Michigan Islamic Academy

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.

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

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Michigan Islamic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP US History, Calculus, Honors Calculus
Average SAT score1290
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,850
Tuition NotesPayable through FACTS, 9 payment plan available
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRajaa Jayyousi


Total Sports Offered1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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  • Canton
    Grades: NS-8 | 483 students
    14.2 miles
    40440 Palmer Rd
    Canton, MI 48188
    (734) 729-1000
    14.2 NS-8
  • Dearborn
    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
    24.6 miles
    19500 Ford Road
    Dearborn, MI 48128
    (313) 436-3300
    24.6 PK-8
  • Ann Arbor
    Grades: 6-12 | 525 students
    2.1 miles
    850 Greenhills Drive
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    (734) 769-4010
    2.1 6-12
  • Ann Arbor
    Grades: PK-K | 61 students
    1.8 miles
    216 Beakes St
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734) 761-8070
    1.8 PK-K
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    (734) 995-4141
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The average private school tuition in Ann Arbor, MI is $16,344 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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