Greensboro Islamic Academy (GIA) is a full time Islamic school covering grades per k to 12th grade located in the Islamic Center of Greensboro (ICG). GIA meets and exceeds all accreditation standards and is registered with the State of North Carolina (Guilford County School).

Greensboro Islamic Academy was established in 2003 by members of the ICG and Piedmont Triad Muslim community. With a small staff and one principal it was the first full time school to provide Islamic education to an ever-growing community of Muslims in the Triad area of North Carolina covering Greensboro, Winston Salem, Highpoint and the surrounding areas.

GIA is located in accessible area of Greensboro for all our participants. We are a very diverse Muslim community of learners, representing many nationalities. Serving our students are: 17 North Carolina certified teachers that are dedicated to aiding our children’s education in becoming successful.

Our student parents and community involvement is a very beneficial key to our ongoing education success. Parents work diligently to not only help their children(s) development, but they also take ownership in assuring that the needs of all children are being met. Our community have given generously their time, money and assistance to overcome the obstacles in establishing and maintaining a full time school. With the help of our parents and community contributors and supporters GIA has propelled itself to a fully functioning thriving entity in the community.

With the Grace for Allah, Greensboro Islamic Academy has made tremendous progress since it’s begins in 2003. Within GIA’s nurturing educational environment its students this year have surpassed the national average in standardized testing and have succeeded in developing strong Muslim identities: that will help make them a role model to society.


We strive to make GIA a school that reaches out to its families and communities, and we implement several initiatives that accomplish this goal:

  • Sunday Islamic Academy
  • Extended Learning Tutorial Program
  • Awesome Kids
  • Perfect Attendance Incentives
  • PTA Care Fair
  • Science Fair
  • Book Fair
  • Open House/Back-to-School Event


Our Strengths:

  • Strong and effective Teacher and Community leaderships
  • Highly qualified staff
  • Active and dedicated PTA
  • Increasing number of activities for parent involvement
  • High number of volunteers
  • Large number of staff trained in QTL (Quality Teaching and Learning)
  • Accelerated Reader Programs

•Emphasis on Character according to the Sunnah