Welcome from the Al-Furqan School Committee
Assalamu Alaikum and Welcome!
Thank you for visiting Al-Furqan School website. If you are seeking information about an Islamic Sunday School in the Triangle area, we welcome this opportunity to tell you about our dynamic community. Our campus is situated in Raleigh, accessible from all neighboring cities.
Al-Furqan School takes pride in a legacy of educating students about Islam through a variety of programs. Founded in 1986, Al-Furqan School continues to serve the Muslim Community in the Triangle area through its outstanding curriculum. Throughout the website you will gain valuable information about our academics and curriculum, programs and events, student/parent lectures and discussions, which truly sets us apart. You will gain insight into the history of our School, understand our faculty and administrators and our tremendously supportive parent volunteers.
After visiting our website, we encourage you to visit our campus and meet with our admission staff and experience Al-Furqan School.
Al-Furqan School Committee
Al-Furqan School Events and Announcements:
Al Furqan School Closed 12/1/13
Al Furqan school will be closed Sunday December 1st 2013 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Classes will resume on Dec 8th, 2013 insha'Allah.
The Character Education team would like to thank all Al Furqan School students and families who participated in Food Drive last Sunday. Out of 275 students, 90 students brought their contributions to the school on collection day. IAR food pantry was the recipient of this drive and the items will be distributed to needy families. Insha'Allah another food drive is being planned for Spring 2014 and the school would like to set a goal for 100% participation. All students are and families are encouraged to participate and support this goal.
Character Trait for the month of November is Cleanliness. The Character education team is organizing a masjid cleanup effort. The inside and outside areas of the masjid will be cleaned on Sunday, November 17. Students will be provided with gloves and other supplies and will help with the masjid clean up. The activity will be supervised by volunteers. We request parents to make sure students wear appropriate outdoor winter gear on Sunday, November 17 to participate in this activity.
Further details about the Character Education Program can be found on school WIKI.
All parents are encouraged to attend Imam Bainonie's class on Sundays in the second floor conference room of the IAR building. The class sessions are as follows:
Tafseer 11.00am -12.00pm
Fiqh/ Hadeeth 12.15pm 1.00pm
Super Ilm (Knowledge) Bowl: Family Edition:
The Islamic Association of Raleigh and Islamic Center of Morrisville are coordinating the first ever Family Ilm Bowl Competition on the East Coast. All families are encouraged to participate. Deadline to register your family is September 15th.Further details regarding this event are available on IAR website or by using this link Details and Registration
Al-Furqan School Survey: Your opinion is very important for us, it helps us to improve our services and meet and exceed your expectations. Please take a moment to fill out our survey available at the following link. Your honest feedback will be greatly appreciated.
Click here for Al-Furqan Survey
Al-Furqan School Rules and Procedures
Al-Furqan School starts at 9:45 AM and ends at 1:20 PM. Punctuality is important. Please make sure your child arrives on time and stays until dismissal. As part of the curriculum students are required to stay for Dhuhr prayer.
A tardy slip is issued to the students who arrive after 10 AM. A warning is given to the students who are tardy for more than three times without any excuse.
Al-Furqan School dress code is designed to encourage islamic modesty. Please make sure your child is dressed up in Al-Furqan School unifrm shirt provided by the school.
Students are expected to attend school every Sunday. If your child is absent from school please send a note upon return or email to Al-Furqan School at
. Please be sure to include name, grade, date of absence and reason. The reason for absence is required for consideration as excused absence.
The school sends alert emails to the parents after three or more unexcused absences. Then committee may decide to cancel registeration to give chance to the students who are waitlisted.
Early Student Pickup:
If you plan to pick up your child before the school dismissal at 1:20pm, please go to the office to sign out your child. Please do not pick up your child directly from gym or play ground during lunch hour without signing them out from the office.
Traffic Pattern and Student Safety:
Please follow the directions given by the security personnel while driving through the campus. Traffic in the school campus is one way only. Traffic should enter from Gate 1 on Atwater street and exit from Gate 3 which is at the far end on Ligon street. Please do not use Gate 2 (middle gate) for entry or exit.
Please make sure that children drop off from right hand side.
To avoid the risk involved with street traffic, children should only be dropped off inside the school campus in front of the main building. Children should never be dropped off in the street.
Please do not move the cones to park or enter into reserved areas. Loading unloading is not permissible in the handicapped and reserved parking areas as it leads to traffic jam by Gate 1.
Please do not interrupt the traffic flow within the school campus. Once you have dropped off your children keep moving but do not attempt to cut ahead of the vehicle in front of you. Please wait until the vehicle ahead of you begins to move.
Speed limit is 15 mph inside campus during school hours. Please be cautious while driving as there are chidren and parents walking through the parking lots.