The Islamic Saudi Academy
The Islamic Saudi Academy, founded in 1984, is a college prep school. The school's mission is to provide a caring, challenging and supportive learning environment where students can achieve their highest potential while exhibiting civic responsibility and multicultural appreciation. Students from 36 different nationalities attend classes at the Richmond Avenue campus. Boys and girls are divided by gender in both the elementary school and in the high school. Classes are taught in both Arabic and English, and the academy offers classes in Arabic for nonnative speakers. The spirit of volunteerism is evident among the students, who dedicate their time to organizations including Habitat for Humanity and United Way. ISA grads have attended Ivy League schools, including Princeton.
- Fax: 703-780-8639
- Public/Private: Private
- Religious affiliation: Islam
- Graduation rate (%): 95
- Accreditation/licenses: Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation.
- Parking: Free lot
- Grade levels: 1-12
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: National Honor Society, student government association, Future Business Leaders of America
- Sports teams: Boys' and girls' soccer and basketball, girls' volleyball
- Uniforms: Yes
- Boarding: No
- Advanced placement courses: Calculus, physics, American history, biology