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2024-2025 Admission Cycle Closes as of July 1, 2024


 Admission for the 2025-2026 school year will open by late January of 2025.  

Al-Arqam Admission Policy:
Al-Arqam Islamic School & College Preparatory diversity is infused into its students and staff. The school appreciates diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, and age. The school honors its diverse and multicultural learning community, where every student and staff is valued for their immediate contributions to Al-Arqam. 
  • IB Admission Policy:
Students applying to enter grade 11 will take the admission exam for the entry-level to the junior class.  Students need to have Arabic courses in their previous transcripts.  The school will evaluate the last student's coursework and the admission exam result before deciding on admission into the two-year IB Diploma Program.
The school does not accept students entering grade 12 since the IB coursework spans two years.  The only exception is for students from another IB school and with similar coursework.  
  • Age Requirement Policy:

Kindergarten: A child must be five years old by 9/1/2024

Transitional Kindergarten: A child must be four years old by 9/1/2024 (A child must be potty trained before admission)

Pre-Kindergarten: A child must be three years old by 9/1/2024 (A child must be potty trained before admission) 

Admission Decision:
Al-Arqam Islamic School & College Preparatory will send admission decisions directly to the parents once the admission committee decides. 
Admission Process:
1.  Apply online at the following link (link will be available by late January 2025)
Note: No students can take the exams without submitting the required documents, NO EXCEPTIONS 
Upload all required documents (see below) to the Google Application Form
  1. Transcripts and report cards-last two school years
  2. Standardized tests
  3. Birth certificate
  4. Complete and up-to-date immunization records
  5. Two Official Recommendation letters (required for applications for grades 6-10) 
2. Pay the non-refundable exam fees of $250 (proof of receipt required for admission exam): 
3. Admission exam:
  • The admission exam will cover Mathematics and Language Arts subjects. 
  • Please allow yourself time to get to school at the beginning of the testing session.  Some students might need more time to complete their tests.