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The Greater Lansing Islamic School is a private elementary and middle school in East Lansing, Michigan., offering classes from Early Pre-K through Grade 8. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to offer an excellent comprehensive elementary education that will enable students to be competitive. The school 
resources will be used to promotes the cultural, spiritual and intellectual heritage of Islam.

One of our goals is to develop the self-disciplinary skills that will enable students to be life-long learners, contributors to the betterment of human culture, and vicegerents on earth.

Our Vision
With guidance from Allah, we will ensure academic excellence for all students, and maintain high expectations for both students and educators. We will create and foster an environment, in which all children and adults are welcomed, respected, trusted and are an important part of the school. Our objectives and efforts will stem from an Islamic foundation
of knowledge, good morals, justice and worship where students will learn to live balanced and productive lives as Muslims.

Admission for 2018-2019

Age Requirements
by December 31, 2018
Grade Age
Early Pre-K 2 1/2 years
Pre-K 4 years
KG 5 Years
Grade 1 6 Years

Example age scenarios:
To be eligible for admission in 2018-2019

For enrollment in EPK, the child will need to be 2 and 1/2 years old by Dec 31,2018

For enrollment in Pre-K, the child will need to be 4 years old as of Dec 31, 2018

If the child is less than 4 years old on Dec 31, 2018, then they can only be enrolled in "Early Pre-K"

For enrollment in Kindergarten, the child will need to be 5 years old as of Dec 31, 2018

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Shared Values and Beliefs

The Greater Lansing Islamic School’s shared values and beliefs include but are not limited to the following concepts:

All children are blessings from Allah (Subhanahu wa Ta’ala) and will be treated as such without regard to race, ethnicity, ability, language, social, and/or financial situation.
Children require sufficient physical space and freedom to explore their environment and facilitate their learning experiences.

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