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Vision and objectives

As a highly regarded educational institution, our Islamic Academy strives to prepare competent Islamic leaders, scientists, and professionals. The curriculum and instructional programs at Manarah are designed to provide the highest quality education and knowledge needed for our Muslim Youth. Another distinguishing characteristic of Manarah is that it provides a safe Islamic environment that encourages the development and flourishing of an Islamic identity. The main goals of MANARAH Islamic Academy are to provide the highest quality education, to instill a life-long love of learning in our students, and to graduate students who will practice Islam as a complete way of life. Furthermore, the school is the foundation upon which we hope to build a living Islamic community that adheres to the Qur’an and Sunnah.

Aims and Objectives

Manarah Islamic Academy was established to meet the needs of our community for an institution that provides the best level of education and Islamic environment for our children. The character of any educational program is reflected in what it believes to be the principle aims and objectives of education. Manarah Islamic Academy is registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and follows the Pennsylvania Core Academic Standards, below are the educational objectives:

Spiritual & Intellectual

  • To guide each student towards achieving a state of complete worship (Ibadah) to Allah (God)
  • To develop each student’s self-awareness, self-confidence, and personal Islamic identity
  • To develop each student’s ability to think, analyze and solve problems independently
  • To develop each student’s potential to become competent Islamic leaders, scientists and professionals

Social

  • To develop in students a desire for the renaissance of Islamic society and culture
  • To develop in each student, the spirit of unity of the Muslim World
  • To develop in each student, the respect and mercy for mankind
  • To prepare each student to carry the message of Islam to his fellow Americans
  • To prepare each student to be a good and productive citizen in this society and wherever he/she goes
  • To develop in each student a positive attitude toward the Islamic dimension
  • To develop the foundation upon which we hope to build a living Islamic community that adheres to the Qur’an and Sunnah