Islamic Society of North America Elementary School
is an Islamic elementary school
. The school is part of the Islamic Society of North America
umbrella organization. ISNA Elementary School was founded in 1983, and moved to its current location in 1985; it is one of the oldest Islamic schools in the Greater Toronto Area
. ISNA Elementary School offers all subjects required by the Ontario Ministry of Education
: English, Math, Science, French (grades 4-8), Social Studies, Gym and Computer Studies. Additionally it also offers Arabic, Quran and Islamic Studies as part of the school's Islamic curriculum.
ISNA Elementary School also has a high school
branch in Mississauga
, which is called ISNA High School
and is also run by the Islamic Society of North America
. The high school is housed in the Islamic Center of Canada complex, which also houses a big mosque and the headquarters of ISNA Canada, among other amenities for Muslims such as an Islamic funeral service
and an Islamic bookstore
. It is one of the few Islamic high schools in the Greater Toronto Area.
The school building's exterior underwent a facelift during the summer of 2005. The facelift added a cream-yellow insulation to the brick building and archway
to the design, embodying Islamic architecture
- resembling the design of its high school branch. ISNA Elementary School was also covered by the media as part of the faith-based school funding debate proposed by the......