Rising Star Academy

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Rising Star Academy
4613 Cottage Place
Union City, New Jersey 07087
Type Private
Motto Knowledge-Leadership-Faith
Established 2009
Principal Hala Shehadeh[1]
Grades Pre-K to 12th grade
Enrollment 231[2]

Rising Star Academy is a private Islamic day school for students in pre-K through twelfth grades, located in Union City, New Jersey, established in 2009.[3]


Rising Star Academy opened in Union City, New Jersey in September 2009 by the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center, a Sunni Muslim mosque established in 1992 in Union City. The mosque's 2,000 member congregation includes approximately 500 Latino converts from other religions, such as Catholicism.[3]


  1. ^ "RISING STAR ACADEMY". Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Islamic Private Schools in New Jersey". Private School Review. Retrieved December 17, 2012
  3. ^ a b Cusido, Carmen (February 8, 2010). "Embracing Islam". New Jersey Monthly.

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Coordinates: 40°46′52″N 74°01′24″W / 40.78119°N 74.02330°W / 40.78119; -74.02330