Rockford Iqra School Expansion
Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم said : When a person dies, his deeds come to an end, except for three: ongoing charity (Sadaqah Jariyah), knowledge that is benefited from, and a righteous child who prays for him.” [Muslim, Tirmidhi, and others]
ABOUT ROCKFORD IQRA SCHOOL
Rockford Iqra School is a private school in Rockford, Illinois. It has students from grades Pre-K -12th grade.
It was established in 1998 to provide academic and Islamic education. The objective of this school is to offer college preparatory curriculum to students, who will be ready to step into this world with a strong Muslim identity, Insha’Allah (God Willing), armed with the knowledge of this world and with a moral character and principles espoused by Islam. Rockford Iqra’ School started as an elementary school, but has expanded to a high school, Alhamdulillah (by the grace of God). Our students have done well academically as shown in standardized tests and have a strong base of Islamic knowledge. We, at Iqra, believe in a small student to teacher ratio and plan on, Insha’Allah, maintaining this as the school grows. Rockford Iqra’ School is committed to providing children with quality education, with all the tools modern education has to offer, in an Islamic environment. The school is dedicated to setting an academic standard well above that of the local public and private schools. Iqra School is striving to uphold the religious and academic expectations of the community and has been particularly successful in academic competitions among other schools, community outreach, and extracurricular activities. Rockford Iqra School seeks to prepare students for the competitive world through excellence in academics and religious insight, and make them conscious of their responsibilities so they can reach their full potential.
MISSION : The mission of IQRA is to empower students with exceptional Islamic character and academics to thrive as honorable members in a global community.
VISION : IQRA is the premiere Academy for educational and character excellence.
Due to Rockford Iqra School’s rapid increase in student body (about 200 students), the school needs funds for expansion. Rockford Iqra School is currently undergoing PHASE 1 expansion.
PHASE 1 Expansion : New classrooms
PHASE 2 Expansion : upgraded science and computer labs, islamic library, basketball gym, building renovation renovation , and add more classrooms.
The goal to complete PHASE 1 project is to raise $30,000 dollars
It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah may Allaah be pleased with him that the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم said: “Allah said: ‘Spend, O son of Adam, and I shall spend on you.’” (Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 5073; Muslim, 993)
School Website : rockfordiqraschool.com
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