• Benefits Al-Rasheed Academy
    - Certified School by NY Education Department.
    - Islamic Studies & Qur'an Memorization
    - Challenging Curriculum Exceeds State Guidelines.
    - Qualified & Dedicated Teachers.
    - Your Donations are Tax Deductible.
  • - Curriculum Exceeds the Standards Outlined by the State.
    - Small Class Sizes Allow Individual Attention to Students.
    - This is your Investment for Here & the Hereafter.

Welcome To Al Rasheed Academy

The Islamic School Of Lackawanna New York

AL-Rasheed Academy is the first & only Islamic school in Lackawanna New York. The School was established in order to provide a stable Islamic environment that supports the proper understanding, recitation and memorization of the Quran and learning the Arabic language. Al-Rasheed Academy also strives to exceed the New York State formal education standards while encouraging the total development of each student.

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ARA Newsletter – October 2019

by Anwar Al-Kalai on October 8, 2019

To view the newsletter select here ARA Newsletter – October 2019   Asalamu Alaykum. Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, On behalf of myself and the rest of the Al-Rasheed Academy staff, we would like to welcome everyone to the 2019-2020 school year! Insha’Allah everyone had an enjoyable and safe summer break. We have many new students […]

2019-2020 School Calendar

by Anwar Al-Kalai on September 23, 2019

2019-2020 School Calendar

Monday, September 23, 2019 (1/2 day for all students)

by Anwar Al-Kalai on September 15, 2019

Asalamu Alaykum. Reminder that Monday, September 23, 2019, is a half-day for all students. Dismissal is 11:45 am. Students who are not taking the school bus must be picked up between 11:45 am – 12:00 pm. If you have any questions please contact the school at (716) 822-0440 Jazakum Allah Khair Principal, Anwar Al-Kalai

ARA Newsletter- May 2019

May 13, 2019

ARA Newsletter – May 2019 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, Welcome Back everyone! We hope all our students and their families had a calm and restful break. Coming into the first week of May our students will be taking the Math NYS Exams. Also, the Blessed month of Ramadan will be starting soon. […]

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ARA Newsletter- April 2019

May 13, 2019

ARA Newsletter – April 2019 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, We would like to thank all the parents who came out for parent-teacher conferences as well as our students and their families who attended our Annual Fundraiser. Next month the students will be taking the Math NYS Exams so please be sure to help […]

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ARA Newsletter – March 2019

March 7, 2019

ARA Newsletter – March 2019 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, As we are approaching the end of the third quarter with exams starting on the 13th of March, we encourage all parents to follow up with their children so they are ready for their exams. Furthermore, parent teacher conferences are on March 29th […]

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ARA Newsletter- February 2019

February 1, 2019

ARA Newsletter – February 2019   Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, Alhamdulillah, we have successfully completed the 2nd quarter. Our students did a good job and we are very proud of all of them. We would like to thank all the parents who came out for parent-teacher conferences. Communication is a very important […]

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School closing Wednesday, Jan. 30th and Thursday, Jan. 31st.

January 29, 2019

Asalamu Alaykum. Due to impending inclement weather, the Al-Rasheed Academy is canceling today’s afterschool activities and is closing tomorrow Wednesday, Jan. 30th and Thursday, Jan. 31st. Jazakum Allah Khair Principal, Anwar Al-Kalai

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ARA Newsletter – January 2019

January 1, 2019

ARA Newsletter – January 2019 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, Welcome back from the break, I hope everyone enjoyed themselves. With second quarter ending exams are coming up next week. Students will be bringing home study guides from their teachers, so be sure to help them study Insha’Allah. At the end of the […]

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ARA Newsletter December 2018

December 7, 2018

ARA Newsletter – December 2018 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, Alhamdulillah, we have successfully completed the 1st quarter. Most of our students did a good job and we are very proud of all of them. We would like to thank all the parents who came out for parent-teacher conferences. Communication is a very […]

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