Our mission is to offer academic excellence in an Islamic
atmosphere and a quality learning environment to build
and develop an integrated Islamic identity. The school
- who consists of students, teachers and parents - will
promote spiritual and moral values consistent with
respect and good citizenship within the Canadian society.
To provide a well-balanced instructional program
that will enable all children to reach their highest
level of academic success using a curriculum meeting
and going beyond the Ontario Ministry of Education
academic goals and standards.
To foster a healthy self-identity of being Islamic
in the Canadian setting. This will include
items and areas such as:
educating and reinforcing the Arabic language
education and understanding of the Islamic
providing an environment where questioning,
understanding and informing of the Islamic faith
and lifestyle is desired and trained for
offering education of other cultures and
languages to inform and educate so that goal
#3 would be achieved
To provide opportunities for the children to
become self-directed, lifelong learners and help
them to develop their social, emotional and physical
Ahlul-Bayt Islamic School is conveniently located in
Central Ottawa. The school has 3 acres of property,
which includes a tennis court, baseball diamond and
fenced in preschool playground. ABIS has a fully
equipped science lab, brand new computer lab, gymnasium,
library, and prayer room.
Ahlul-Bayt follows the Ontario Ministry of Education
Curriculum for both Elementary & Junior High levels.
The full academic curriculum being offered - Junior
Kindergarten to Grade 10 - follows the Ontario Ministry
of Education Curriculum and Learning Outcomes for students.
In addition, students in all grades receive Arabic and
Islamic Studies instruction.
Ahlul-Bayt Islamic School offers:
Full-Day program for JK and SK.
Proven success of our Junior high school program for grades 9 and 10
French as a second language from SK on.
Arabic as a Second Language taught by native speakers.
Islamic environment promoting good morals and behaviour.
Islamic studies including the holy Qur'an andFiqh (Jurisprudence).
Daily prayers and weekly group prayer (salaat Jamaah).
Qualified, dedicated, and caring teachers.
Monitoring of student progress through ongoing assessment and Ontario Ministry of Education exams.
Innovative holistic education and child-centredprograms using experiential methodology.
Small class sizes for all grades offering individual attention for each child.
A variety of activities and learning experiences including science fairs and community-shared activities.
Enrichment and remediation as field trips and in-school educational activities.
Private school discipline, work ethics, and high academic standards.
Ontario academic curriculum that prepares students for high school's grades 11 amd 12.
EQAO - the Education Quality and Accountability Office
- is an independent agency that conducts Ontario's province
wide student-testing program. These assessments are
used to measure student achievement against curriculum
expectations. Ahlul Bayt Islamic School has always
surpassed the EQAO testing standards in reading, writing
Ahlul-Bayt has Literacy Fairs and we get to have Fun
days. We recite the Qu'ran and have a lot of fun at
recess. We get to do art and go to the Public Library.
I like Ahlul-Bayt because
it has rules. It has a prayer room and we learn more
about our culture. We have more than one teacher. We
have an Islamic Studies teacher, Arabic Teacher and
French teacher. (Ghenwa ElHajj Hassan)
I like the people here, especially the teachers.
I like the way they teach us. The class size is small
and teachers can really focus in on us. It's a very
comfortable environment. You feel like you're in the
right place. (Jinan Zeitoun)
Information about Enrolment,
Schedule, Uniforms, Tuition Fees, & Withdrawal Procedures
is detailed in the