About Us
Al-Manarat Academy offers Weekend Islamic School, Youth Program, Ladies Program, Quran Recitation, Ramadan Tafsir, Community Welfare Programs, Summer Camps and Monthly Social Gatherings to strengthen the bond between the local communities.
Al-Manarat is a Canadian not for profit organization established in 2006. It was officially registered in September 2012 and has been growing successfully since then with the help of Allah (swt), our dedication and the strong support from parents.
Our Vision
  • To strive and provide the highest academic standards in all topics with a special focus on the Qur’an and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
  • To nurture each child in their spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and emotional growth.
  • To prepare the young minds to study higher Islamic Sciences and benefit the local community.
Our Journey
  • 2006: Founded by Nasreen Ali in a small basement with 7 students
  • 2007-2009: Educated Muslim youth and ladies with the basic understanding of the Qur’an
  • 2010: Collaborated with MCNA (Muslim Children of North America)
  • 2011: Rented Mississauga Secondary School to conduct the evening program to accommodate the growing population
  • 2012: Registered as a Canadian organization by the name of Al-Manarat Academy
  • 2012-2013: Expanded the Evening Program at Mississauga Secondary School to the Weekend Program
  • 2014-2016: Rented Iqra Islamic School to conduct the Al-Manarat Weekend School
  • 2016: Founded Al-Manarat Heights Islamic School at Derry and Argentia Road from Casa 1 & 2 to Grade 8 along with Hifz
  • 2016: Conducted Al-Manarat Heights Islamic School at Meadowvale Four Rinks Community Centre while construction was under-way and Weekend School at Iqra Islamic School
  • 2017: Moved all the programs to Al-Manarat School at Derry and Argentia Road
  • 2018 – 2019: Expanded the Hifz program, introduced Ramadan Tafsir Program, Quranic Arabic for adults, Basketball team, Youth Camp, Fund raised for causes and other new community initiatives
  • 2021: Launched an Islamic High School (Grade 9 only)
  • 2021: Approved by the Ministry of Education to grant credits towards OSSD.
  • 2022: Launched Grade 10 at the Al-Manarat High School