Pillars Academy

Pillars Academy is NAEYC accredited Islamic early childhood developmental center for children ages 18 months to 6 years in Orange County. Every child is nurtured with love and given one on one attention to help them become confident and independent individuals. Our Credentialed staff is committed to teaching and leading every student in the educational, spiritual, social, emotional, mental,and physical aspects to build their unique character. Our mission is to enrich and educate students with Islamic values while providing learning experiences that are developmentally age appropriate. We promote the growth of the whole child by teaching social and emotional skills. It is our goal to help students foster a positive identity as an American Muslim. We teach our students with the skills necessary to succeed in tomorrow's world by integrating academics, Quranic wisdom, and ethical behavior. We believe the combination of these fundamentals implemented into each classroom will make a positive contribution to the global community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 69 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,030
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Pillars Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
2000
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
69 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Pillars Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Blue pants, light blue shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Extended Care available 7 am to 6 pm
Summer Program Cost
$870
Summer Program Cost Notes
Includes field trips
% on Financial Aid
1%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Fiona Rashid
Endowment Size
$2 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Little Artist

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate, Kidokinetics

School Notes

  • Pillars Academy is the NAEYC accreditedI early childhood developmental center for children ages 18 months to 6 years in Orange County. Every child is nurtured with love and given one on one attention to help them become confident and independent individuals. Our Credentialed staff are committed to teaching and leading every student in the educational,spiritual,social,emotional, mental and physical aspects to build their unique character. Our mission is to enrichand educate students with good character values while providing learning experiences that ared evelopmentally age appropriate.We promote the growth of the whole child by teaching social and emotional skills. It is our goal to help students foster a positive identity as an AmericanMuslim. We teach our students with the skills necessary to succeed in tomorrow's world by integrating academics, Quranic wisdom,and ethical behavior. We believe the combination of these fundamentals implemented into each classroom will make a positive contribution to the global community.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pillars Academy cost?
Pillars Academy's tuition is approximately $1,030 for private students and $870 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Pillars Academy?
The acceptance rate of Pillars Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Does Pillars Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Pillars Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Pillars Academy offer?
Pillars Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Pillars Academy?
The application deadline for Pillars Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Love the warm and welcome greetings and hugs my daughter and I receive every day from the wonderful staff. Arabic immersion language and STEAM integrated curriculum is another reason I absolutely adore this school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 69 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,030
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Orange County, CA is $11,084 for elementary schools and $16,592 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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