Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Natalia Aisha Blagaia
Type Religious
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 54

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Islamic
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Our school's main focus is on holistic education. Students are nurtured from different aspects of their development: cognitive, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical. Our educational programs are individualized with emphasis of project based and service learning. Students have a variety of cross-curricular projects that build social responsibility, empathy, critical thinking skills, and citizenship on a global level.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Career and Tech (vocational)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Religious
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
World languages
Writing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Arabic
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Business management
Computer programming
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Arabic
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Arabic

Support

8
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
English Language Learner program details Individualized program designed for the student, focusing on areas of needed growth while building confidence in newly acquired skills. The program includes lesson adaptations, modified assessments, supporting technology, and collaborative intruction.
English Language Learner programs Push-in model

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age Infant
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Weekly cost range (low) $95
Weekly cost range (high) $150
For the year 2016
Payment schedule Weekly
Financial aid options Accepts State Subsidy
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
Child development associate (CDA) credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 4
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 5
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 8
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 11
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 12
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 14
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 14

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 95% 1%
White 3% 81%
Black 2% 11%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Kickball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
4
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Field hockey
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Field_hockey
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Boys sports (misc.) Archery
Girls sports (misc.) Archery
Clubs Art club
Community service
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 07:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Peace Education through peer mediation training and Team Mentoring Program

Awards

Academic award Regional Governor's Cup
Year received 2016
Academic award Louisville Regional Science Fair
Year received 2015
Academic award Creative Communication Essay Winners
Year received 2015

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
French
Russian
Spanish
Urdu
Staff details Every staff member selected is chosen not only on their qualifications, references, and experiences, but also based on their philosophy of education and alignment with our mission, vision, and values. Our team is made up of lifelong-learners who believe in holistic education and are passionate about teaching and learning.

Neighborhood

Transportation details Carpooling between families
Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Interested families should contact us to schedule an Orientation before beginning the enrollment process. The enrollment process steps: 1. Attend New Family Orientation 2. Parents wishing to take the next step complete an application and submit transcripts. 3. The family will be interviewed by the Principal and Vice Principal and diagnostic assessment exams in Reading and Math administered 4. Family will receive a letter with decision on admittance.
Learn more Www.nurislamicschool.org
Application requirements Application
Entrance exam
Interview
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $3,500
Tuition range (high) $4,000
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012