Al-Amal School is an AdvancED (NCA), National Association of Early Childhood Education (NAEYC), and Council of Islamic School of North America (CISNA) accredited private Islamic school from preschool (3-year-old) through 12th grade located in the suburbs of Fridley, Minnesota (Twin Cities area). The school is established for the sake of Allah (SWT), and it believes that our children are the future of Muslim communities. We strive to prepare our students to su cceed in a changing and diverse world by providing them with a safe and healthy environment, dedicated to high academics, and values anchored in Islamic teachings of Qur’an and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Al-Amal School was established in 1994 at a home in St. Paul, by a group of four parents, and one community member, who wanted an alternative to public school for their children. In 1995, the school moved to the Islamic Center of Minnesota in Fridley. By 2006, the school outgrew its capacity. In 2007, the school expanded the facility and built an adjacent building for the middle and high school classes. The current enrollment is over 370 students.
Al-Amal School is a full-time school established for the sake of Allah (SWT) to help families by providing an Islamic education environment. This educational choice strives to provide the highest academic standards in all subjects with specific focus on the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). Al-Amal School’s mission is to provide a generation of Muslims who
We offer a full year Hifz Program for students beginning in grade 3 that covers a grade level each year (Hifz, language arts, and math in the regular school month; and Hifz, social studies, and science in the summer month.
Al-Amal School provides a full academic curriculum that is comparable to but, in most cases, exceeding the public schools in Minnesota. In addition, the school provides an Islamic environment for both students and staff. The school further differentiates from the other schools by offering Arabic, Islamic Studies, and Quran Memorization courses. The school also provides after school sports activities like Soccer, Lego League, Basketball, and more…
Al-Amal School is a full-time school that offers classes from Preschool (3 years old) all the way to 12th Grade:
Al-Amal School does not offer ESL classes. As a competitive private school, the school resources are limited and it may not be able to address and provide equitable service for any special need students.
Teachers should not wear open-toed shoes, flip flops or sandals during school days when students are present. Comfortable footwear is encouraged.
*Any non-Muslim female employees are not required to wear head scarves, but need to follow all of the other clothing expectations.
Al-Amal School does not offer school transportation. Private limited bus service is available from Minneapolis, but parents will have to arrange those directly. Please inquire the school office for details.The State provides transportation allowance for children travelling to school from outside the district based on distance. Please get those details from the school office.
Al-Amal School is a private school and it does not receive tuition benefits from the State similar to any pubic or charter schools. The tuition revenues help to operates the school and pay salaries for the staff and teachers. Al-Amal School tuition rates are among the most competitive rates offered for any private school in Twin Cities. Please refer to the tuition rates and schedule for this year’s tuition rates.
Student success in the school is directly correlated with parents’ involvement at home to help in child(ren) education. Al-Amal School expects parents to be involved and connected with the school to support the progress of their children.