• 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 March 2018

by Anwar Al-Kalai on March 6, 2018

ARA Newsletter – March 2018 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, Firstly, we’d like to thank all the families who came out to show their support at our Annual Fundraiser. Alhamdulillah, it was a very successful event and we enjoyed seeing our students, families and community members enjoying themselves. As we are approaching the end of […]

School is closed tomorrow Friday, March 02, 2018

by Anwar Al-Kalai on March 1, 2018

Asalamu Alaykum Due to weather conditions Al-Rasheed Academy is closed tomorrow Friday, March 02, 2018.

Monday, February 12, 2018 is a half day for all students

by Anwar Al-Kalai on February 11, 2018

Asalamu Alaykum, Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is a half day for all students. Dismissal starts at 11:45 am we ask that you make sure to pick up your children no later than 12:00 pm so we can start our afternoon program on time. Students who take the school bus will be picked up […]

Al-Rasheed Academy Annual Dinner 02-10-2018

February 5, 2018
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ARA Newsletter – February 2018

February 1, 2018

ARA Newsletter – February 2018 Asalamu Alaykum Dear Parents, Staff, and Students, We have successfully completed the 2nd Quarter. Alhamdulillah, we are very proud of all our students. Communication is a key factor to your child’s progress and success. We encourage all parents to reach out to their children’s teachers to discuss their report cards. […]

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Reminder… Our Arabic spelling Bee is scheduled for 8:30 am on Thursday, February 01, 2018.

January 30, 2018

Reminder… Our Arabic spelling Bee is scheduled for 8:30 am on Thursday, February 01, 2018. All students must be dropped off at the main building located at 109 Ridge Road. Parent are welcome to attend and enjoy watching their children compete. We expect the competition to end by 11:30 am. Students will return to their […]

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018, is ½ day for all students

January 29, 2018

Pick up starts at 11:45 am

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Al-Rasheed Academy 6th Annual Dinner – February 10, 2018

January 16, 2018

Asalamu Alaykum, Please join us at our 6th annual dinner to support us build a better future for our children. Al-Rasheed Academy your children’s future begins with us For more information and to get your tickets please select the link below Al-Rasheed Academy 6th Annual Dinner   Thank you

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No Busing on Monday, January 15, 2018

January 14, 2018

Al-Rasheed Academy will be open on Monday, January 15, 2018, however, district transportation will not be available due to Monday being Martin Luther King Day.  Parent of students who receive transportation through the school districts such as Lackawanna, West Seneca, and Cheektowaga will have to arrange transportation for their children.

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