2016-2017 IANT Qur’anic Academy
Richardson is a suburban residential community located in the North East Texas. The City of Richardson is the home of the IANT Qur’anic Academy School since 2002.
IQA is a private school enrolling approximately 185 students in grades Kindergarten through Twelve. The school was founded in 2002 with a Full Quran memorization, Hifz, and Academic program.
School Hours: 7:40 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The school facilities include: playground, gym, computer lab, library and prayer area to enhance the learning experience of all students.
IQA’s academic programs are organized on a quarterly schedule, 4 nine weeks terms, two in the fall and two in the spring. The school day is divided into nine 45-minute periods, one 10-minute recess for 6-10 grade and one 20-minute recess from KG-5th grade. Additionally, all students enjoy a 25-minute lunch and 20 minutes are allocated for daily congregational prayer. KG-12th students meet with their classes on a daily basis. 11th and 12th students attend their non-traditional classes in the morning and continue their secular subjects at Richland Community College in the afternoon.
All IQA students completing their 10th grade are required to attend the Dual Credit program at Richland Community College, an Associates in Arts or Science is encouraged but not required, students may earn only their core classes credits in order to meet high school graduation requirements from IQA.
IQA is currently using state of the art curriculum for all subject across all grade levels, including integration of technology on a regular basis and a comprehensive Physical Education program.
Staff and Students
IQA staff is committed to excellence. They are dedicated to prepare our students to achieve their future educational and career goals, while instilling knowledge, values and practices of their faith. All IQA staff members are qualified to deliver their assigned subjects. Religious and secular educators, both, hold appropriate certifications in their subject area. Our students are encouraged to strive for excellence every day: in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and in the community.
IQA offers a variety of extracurricular activities including:
- Science Club
- Animal Conservation
- Science Fair
- Science and Art
- Art Club
- Toastmasters Club
- Hifdh Club
- Arabic Club
- Sports Club
Post High School Placement
- 100% high school graduation rate
- 100% of IQA students in the 11th and 12th attend the Dual Credit program at Richland College
- Approximately 80% students graduate with an Associate Degree
- About 20% of high school students earn 32-48 core credits which are transferable to 4-year colleges
- Approximately 80% of IQA students matriculate to 4-year colleges
- 20% continue 2-year college to complete an Associate Degree before transferring to a 4-year college
Colleges Attended by IQA Graduates from the Last Four Years
University of Texas at Dallas, UTD, TX
University of Texas at Austin, UTA, TX
University of California, Berkeley, TX
Southern Methodist University, SMU, TX
Georgetown University, WA
Zaytuna College, CA
Staff and Students
IQA staff is committed to excellence. They are dedicated to prepare our students to achieve their future educational and career goals while instilling knowledge, values and practices of the Islamic faith. All IQA staff members are qualified to deliver their assigned subjects. Religious and secular educators, both, hold appropriate certifications in their subject area. Our students are encouraged to strive for excellence every day: in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and in the community.
Home and School
The Home and School work together in collaboration to bring about many programs at IQA. Home support takes on many forms including, financial contribution through fundraising, volunteering in the classroom and/or field trips, school events, and tutoring. Our Parent Teacher Organization, PTO, provides hot lunch options for students on weekly basis. Additionally, the PTO provides a monthly breakfast for parents to meet and share updates, ideas and to learn about various topics concerning parenting and education.
IQA teachers are committed to:
- Provide a safe, orderly environment where every child has an opportunity to learn to his/her potential.
- Encourage the social, emotional, physical, and academic growth of our pupils by providing a variety of educational opportunities.
- Keep parents informed about the progress of their children, both through formal and informal means.
- Respect children as young persons who come from various backgrounds and who bring different abilities to school.
- Model appropriate attitudes and behaviors for our students.
- Provide discipline which is based on Islamic values and principles.
- Continuously seek professional growth opportunities to improve their practices and strategies, thus enhancing student learning
- Incorporate technology in their lessons
9. Provide opportunities for the students to work with technology