Rising Star Academy

  • At Rising Star Academy, our mission is to inspire and prepare students to always have the courage to reach for their dreams.
  • We strive to instill in our children a love of learning, an intellectual curiosity, and a sense of duty to the community that will enable them to make thoughtful and morally informed decisions throughout their lives.
  • We believe that a true education encompasses all aspects of a child's life; therefore, we aim to provide our students with experiences that develop their intellectual, moral, social and physical growth.
  • Our goal is to foster our students to have confidence and be leaders while holding fast to the ideals of Islam.
  • We promote the virtues of modesty, justice, and integrity while developing knowledge, faith and leadership.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Islamic School League of America (ISLA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students221 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeRising Star Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
8%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP History I, AP History II, AP Human Geography, AP Physics B,
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Future, Math, Mock, Model, Robotics, Science, Spelling, State

School Notes

  • At Rising Star Academy, our mission is to inspire and prepare students to always have the courage to reach for their dreams. We strive to instill in our children a love of learning, an intellectual curiosity, and a sense of duty to the community that will enable them to make thoughtful and morally informed decisions throughout their lives. We believe that a true education encompasses all aspects of a child's life; therefore, we aim to provide our students with experiences that develop their intellectual, moral, social and physical growth. Our goal is to foster our students to have confidence and be leaders while holding fast to the ideals of Islam. We promote the virtues of modesty, justice, and integrity while developing knowledge, faith and leadership.
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  • Jersey City
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    5 miles
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    (201)433-5002
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  • East Orange
    Grades: NS-12 | 277 students
    9.5 miles
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    East Orange, NJ 07017
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  • Ridgefield Park
    Grades: PK-12 | 454 students
    5.2 miles
    110 Mount Vernon St.
    Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201)229-0470
    5.2 PK-12
    454
  • Newark
    Grades: K-9 | 61 students
    8.1 miles
    15 James St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)732-5087
    8.1 K-9
    61

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I like rising star academy. good to see an islamic school in NJ. I have done M.Phil in Linguistics from Pakistan and recently came from Pakistan as i am a permanent resident now so want to restart my teaching career. Please do let me know if you have any vacancy in your institute. I will be waiting anxiously for your feedback.
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