Brooklyn Cultural Center of New York
Front view of Al-Noor school looking South east along 4th Ave.
|675 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11232
|School type||Private Coeducational|
|Established||1 March 1995|
|Opened||4 September 1995|
|Assistant principals||Nazirah Abdelazziz (Elementary) Ahmad Hamid (Intermediate)|
|Grades||Pre-kindergarten - 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||13:1|
|Medium of language||English, Arabic|
|Annual tuition||PK-7 = $4,800, 8-12 = $5,500|
Al-Noor School, Arabic: مدرسة النور, is a co-ed gender-segregated private school located in Greenwood Height Neighborhood section in Brooklyn, NY. It is a school dedicated to the teaching of Islamic Culture and Religion, with its curriculum including Arabic, Islamic Studies, and Quran along with traditional subjects such as Math, Science, Social Studies, and English. Admission to Al Noor is based on an entrance exam, personal interview and previous school records.
The school was founded in 1995 and today serves over 650 students. The school runs from Pre-K to the 12th grade, offering Regents High School diplomas. The first graduating class was in 2002.
An annual art fair is held offering prizes to students participants at each school level.
The Park Slope Flea Market launch in 2009 is located in the rear of the Al-Noor School 25,000-square-foot parking lot, bringing more than 60 vendors each Saturday and Sunday to the block between Fourth and Fifth avenues. Merchandise ranging from clothing, jewelry, antiques to middle eastern food and clothing takes place starting in May through the fall.
- "Where Islam Meets 'Brave New World'". New York Times. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
- "ART FAIR AT AL-NOOR SCHOOL Islamic school’s motto: We love to see you tile". The Brooklyn Paper. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "How bazaar! A Park Slope flea market joins the crowd". The Brooklyn Paper. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
- "City flea markets". Time Out (magazine). Retrieved 22 February 2015.
- "Former P.S. 321 Flea Market Vendors Move South to Greenwood Heights". Joe Ricketts. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
|This Brooklyn school-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|