In the name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate
    Approximately 200 students from high schools participated in this event.  Each school had a total of 3 teams (4-5 students in each team).  There were a total of 45 teams. The competition featured hands-on design projects incorporating science, technology, and engineering and mathematics fields. There were three brain teaser activities and three hands-on activities where the students had to design and build the following:
    1. The ChicagoSphire building that can withstand wind (15 mph, 20 mph, etc)
    2. Windmillthat can generate electricity
    3. A blimp that can follow a straight path and hit the bull's eye.
      All teams were given limited supplies for each event.  Teams were scored based on different factors for each event. Overall it was a great experience for the students!
  •  Service Learning Day

  • Quality Education

    Islamic Foundation School aims to provide learning experiences and teachers that develop our students in scholarship, character, and service. IFS is committed to developing and delivering a well-rounded educational program for all its students. We believe this includes rigorous academics, varied co-curricular programs, and an effective partnership between home and school.

    Academic Support at IFS

    Teachers at Islamic Foundation School strive daily to ensure students attain academic success. IFS provides academic support before and/or after school hours for all subject areas and grade levels. During this allotted time, teachers may provide any of the following; assess student proficiency, identify specific areas of concern, group students with similar needs for instruction,...
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    Building Character

    Islamic Foundation School seeks to cultivate in its students a strong moral compass to live a life when they enter today's complex, changing world able to make decisions that bring about the pleasure of Allah, the Exalted. To this end, IFS provides a holistic character education program that engages and builds all dimensions of a child.
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What People Say About IFS

The Islamic Foundation School has a long history of educational excellence and community service. A pioneer in Islamic Education in North America, the school can boast of graduates who have gone on to make notable contributions in medicine, law, engineering, the social sciences and other areas. Read more…..

– Imam Zaid Shakir

 

Everyday more people join the IFS experience.

  • “The special thing about this school is the Muslim environment.”

    Parent of 3rd and 5th grade students
    Parent of 3rd and 5th grade students
  • “The teachers are respectful and are always willing to help out. I once called Ms. Jaddi at 10:30 p.m. regarding my child’s homework and she helped me out greatly.”

    Parent of a 5th grade student
    Parent of a 5th grade student
  • "IFS reinforces the values I try to instill in my children. The teachers have a balanced approach in the different aspects of education displaying compassion and firmness as and when required. The curriculum seems to have the required depth and appropriate guidance is provided when necessary."

    Parent
    Parent
  • “The teachers are respectful and are always willing to help out. I once called Ms. Jaddi at 10:30 p.m. regarding my child’s homework and she helped me out greatly.”

    Parent of a 5th grade student
    Parent of a 5th grade student
  • Our children have been in other schools over the years, and in IFS we found the best combination of academic excellence and character formation.

    Parent of 2 elementary kids
    Parent of 2 elementary kids
  • "As parents, we truly are blessed to have IFS as the school of choice for our children."

    High School Parent
    High School Parent
  • "This is one of the few Islamic Schools that I have found to have highly qualified and trained Islamic Studies teachers and a solid Islamic Studies curriculum."

    Parent of 8th grade student
    Parent of 8th grade student
  • "As a parent of 5 IFS students, I can confidently state that IFS not only catered to my children's academic needs, but also to their social, emotional and spiritual well being."

    Middle School Parent
    Middle School Parent
  • "It is a wonderful feeling knowing that my children attend an Islamic school which provides a nurturing atmosphere.  Their dedicated teachers lovingly motivate them to strive for excellence and cultivate a life-long love of learning."

    Parent of Elementary Kids
    Parent of Elementary Kids
  • "I have chosen IFS as the premier school for my children. After visiting a number of Islamic schools, I believe that IFS has the rigorous academic environment balanced with a plethora of other social and extra curricular activities that is unprecedented in any other Islamic School. At IFS, my children are receiving a holistic education where they not only develop in the educational but also spiritual and social realms as well."

    Parent
    Parent

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