Al-Noor School

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Al-Noor School
Brooklyn Cultural Center of New York
Al-Noor School 4th Av sun jeh.jpg
Front view of Al-Noor school looking South east along 4th Ave.
675 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11232
School type Private Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Islam
Established 1 March 1995 (1995-03-01)
Founded 1995
Opened 4 September 1995 (1995-09-04)
Status Open
Principal Abdelhakeem Alhasel
Assistant principals Nazirah Abdelazziz (Elementary) Ahmad Hamid (Intermediate)
Faculty 50 (2015)
Grades Pre-kindergarten - 12
Enrolment 650 (2015)
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.[1]

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.

School Events[edit]

An annual art fair is held offering prizes to students participants at each school level.[2]

Community involvement[edit]

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.[3][4][5]


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