School Details

Al-Noor School

675 4th Avenue, New York, NY 11232
(718) 768-7181
NR

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-12 624 students 12 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

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About this school

Al-Noor School is a private high school in New York. The principal of Al-Noor School is Ismael Khalil, whose e-mail is principalkhalil@gmail.com. 624 students go to Al-Noor School and identify mostly as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at Al-Noor School is 12:1. Sunset Park High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 95% %
White, non-Hispanic 65% %
Black, non-Hispanic 6% %
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 24% %
Hispanic 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    WORST SCHOOL EVER!!! YOU WILL REGRET SENDING YOUR CHILD HERE. SCHOOL MAKES KIDS MENTALLY INSANE.

  • (9 months ago)

    This is the best school ever! The islamc knowledge they probide us is excellent and there are numerous people who excels! The teachers are friendly and are good at what they fo! Best Islamic school by far

  • (1 year ago)

    This school and it's kids are extremely sexist. The teachers might not be qualified... PUBLIC SCHOOL! The janitors don't do their job. Like I said before SEXIST

  • (1 year ago)

    this school is excellent. I have been to 4 islamic schools and by far this is the best.

  • (1 year ago)

    It is a worst school ever .I DESTROYED my son's one year there.He didn't improve even one level in one year.Then I had to repeat his grade in public school.

  • (1 year ago)

    The Arabic teachers teach in Arabic. The Quranic classes are taught by scholars. There is a 100% placement for graduating seniors into colleges.

  • (1 year ago)

    Best Islamic school in Brooklyn also the oldest. Prestige in Islamic learning alongside feeling like you are apart of a family. Facilities need some love but otherwise it's great!

  • (2 years ago)

    Absolutely love this school. My daughter just started pre-k this year and can already say the alphabet sing Islamic songs as well as speak new Arabic words we don't use at home. The teacher's are thoughful and caring breakfast and lunch are fresh. My child is excited to start her day knowing she's going to school here. She is not forced to be veiled at a young age and the teacher's are understanding of the various conservativeness of the parents. The administrative staff is VERY understanding and not hounding either. Homework is fun and not difficult but instead allows the child to use what they learned at school to independently complete the task alone at home--or at least this is the case with my daughter. The teacher's first language is Arabic although one of the focuses in the classroom is an English class. My child comes home with Arabic English and simple math homework that she enjoys doing and remembers practicing during the day. I am absolutely thrilled she is apart of this school!

  • (4 years ago)

    great education nice atmosphere my son love to be there start writing after 2 weeks

  • (4 years ago)

    Honestly do you want to know about this school? Its the worst school any parent could send their child to. Me as a staff member hate it and soon wont be apart of it anymore the leaders in this school are discusting they way they treat students and handle situations. The school its self isnt even sanitary honestly speaking. And half of the schools actions they could be sued for so many illegal things happen in this school and they try to hide it. Horrible school which disappoints me alot coming from a muslim society.

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is beyond amazing from academics to behavior to the teachers and students. You are treated and loved like family there you dont just graduate with a diplomia but also a family that will forever be with you. They are 100% devoted to their students eventhough at times their methods differ from others they always have the students interest at heart. Great school love it

  • (5 years ago)

    i am a student in al noor school that is an excellent and very well achieving school. their teachers are hard working and leaving no student behind. no period is over without all students understood the material that has been taught. its prinicpal is very hard working and cares for the safety and achademis levels of his students which are his second children as some might say. i strongly recommend this islamic school to anyone who is looking for an excellent and succcessful future.

  • (5 years ago)

    i am a student in this school and i think that this school trys very hard to sucseed and reach very important goals and they do for many but they can be a little to nosy and if you do something wrong once evan if you improve greatly they will accuse you for eveything.

  • (5 years ago)

    Good school...still needs lots of improvement but they're working on it.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school's a great school. Only problem; they a e cheap. Really cheap. They charge you for every thing. Book's after school & othe stuff. While we pay from $4 000 to $10 000. Still it is a very good school. But the teachers are not all excelent they do not teach some thing's that come to the ctb. Oh well.

  • (6 years ago)

    The school is the best as far as personal academic attention. No student is left behind and always gets the extra help they need. Teachers are always willing to give extra remedial classes or tutoring. The school promotes great habits and qualities that make the students stronger and more confident individuals. definitly recommend it

  • (6 years ago)

    The people in that school are so mean. The teachers discipline for no good reason.I wouldnt reccomend this school at all.I have been in this school for about 4 years and i didnt learn anything at all i missed out on so much . After that i wen tot a local public school and i learned a lot compared to this school. I graduaded and now im in one of the best schools in brooklyn. They are very strict in behavior it is okay in the arabic learning cycle but other than that-nothing at all. Im no critic but this school better straighten up.

  • (6 years ago)

    the teachers are very mean and the princible is strickt

  • (7 years ago)

    great school second home for me when I was a student there!

  • (10 years ago)

    The Vice principal is very active and involved in the students'educational and spiritual endeavours. Not to forget very helpful and always willing to lend an ear. Science is taught very well in comparision to my Public School up bringing. Improvements are constantly being made inorder to provide academic enrichment. Teachers are very caring.

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