Pillars Academy

  • Pillars Academy is the only NAEYC accredited Islamic early childhood developmental center for children ages 3 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 ageappropriate. 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.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students69 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradePillars Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue pants, light blue shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$735
Tuition NotesExtended care available until 6' Inant care available from 7am-6pm
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMaria


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Martial Arts, SoccerBasketballMartial Arts,

School Notes

  • Pillars Academy is the onlyNAEYCaccreditedIslamicearlychildhood developmental center forchildrenages 3months to6 yearsin Orange County. Every child isnurturedwith loveand given oneonone attention to help thembecomeconfidentandindependentindividual. Our Credentialed staffiscommittedtoteaching andleading every student intheeducational,spiritual,social,emotional, mental and physicalaspectsto buildtheiruniquecharacter. Our mission is to enrichandeducatestudentswith goodcharacter values whileprovidinglearningexperiences thataredevelopmentally ageappropriate.Wepromote thegrowth of thewholechild by teaching socialand emotionalskills. Itis our goaltohelp students foster a positiveidentity asanAmericanMuslim. Weteach our students with the skillsnecessarytosucceedintomorrow's world by integratingacademics,Quranicwisdom,andethical behavior. We believe thecombinationofthesefundamentalsimplemented into each classroom willmakeapositivecontribution tothe global community.

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, CA is $8,383 for elementary schools and $17,629 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).