Why Islamic Schools?
Full-time Islamic schools are the most recent phenomenon of the Islamic education movement in America. They represent a shift towards a more comprehensive approach by preserving Islamic identity and Muslim heritage for the community at large and for the children in particular. The mission of full-time Islamic schools can be thought of along two tracks: defensive and proactive. The defensive line strives to shield and protect the children from any harmful influences that are against Islamic morals and ethics. The proactive line seeks to nurture the intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual growth of Muslim children with the hope of producing confident, competent individuals who will be able to go outinto American society and contribute positively without compromising their Islamic beliefs and/or practices.
All ACA core academic teachers are AZ-DOE certified. In order to ensure that our teachers perform at the top of their potential, the Arizona Cultural Academy has included in its budget a teacher certification incentive.