A Legacy of Learning, Rooted in Islamic Principles

Greetings from Al-Qaim International School! We acknowledge that you may have inquiries about our school, programs, and admissions process. To offer assistance, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions below. Should you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our dedicated team is here to provide you with the support and guidance you need.

At Al-Qaim International School, we primarily receive funding from our founder and Alberta Education. While we are a self-sufficient institution, we also welcome and accept funding from other sources, including grants, donations, and charitable contributions. This approach to financing enriches our capacity to offer the highest quality of education and create an optimal learning environment for our students, ensuring a diverse and sustainable financial foundation.

The fundamental goal of Al-Qaim International School is to offer a balanced blend of the Alberta Curriculum and Islamic education, creating a nurturing Islamic environment that fosters strong character-building principles under the guidance of the Quran and Ahlul Bayt. Our vision is to provide an enriching atmosphere where students excel morally, spiritually, and academically, empowering them for a bright and successful future.

At Al-Qaim International School, Islam permeates every aspect of our school life, going beyond Islamic Studies courses. Our commitment is to integrate Islamic values into the fabric of every school activity. Students have the opportunity to offer their prayers (Salah) on time in designated prayer rooms for boys and girls. Islamic events, such as Masoomeen’s birth and death anniversaries, are joyfully celebrated with the support of an Islamic Event Planner. We take pride in fostering an environment where Islamic teachings enrich the educational experience, ensuring our students develop a deep connection to their faith and values. graduates of Al Qaim International School will be practising Muslims and be a light source for others in the future.

Al-Qaim International School is dedicated to upholding the highest academic standards through its exceptional Alberta Curriculum, officially approved by the Ministry of Education. Guided by the leadership of our esteemed principal, Dr. Soraya Arteaga, Ph.D., a seasoned professional in the education sector with over 20 years of experience, we are committed to achieving excellence at every level. With the blessings of Allah (SWT), our students benefit from a rich learning environment led by Alberta-certified teachers, providing them with a nurturing space to flourish academically and personally.

At Al-Qaim International School, we recognize the significance of extracurricular activities in fostering well-rounded individuals. Our school takes immense pride in offering a diverse range of extracurricular opportunities that enrich our students’ learning experiences. From sports, gym training, speech competitions, and quizzes to arts, drawing and painting, games, family events, and more, we encourage our students to explore their passions and interests beyond the regular curriculum.

In line with our commitment to providing exceptional options for physical activities, we are excited to announce our plans to introduce a horse riding arena facility. This new addition will further enhance the array of choices available to our students.

To catch a glimpse of the fantastic events and activities our students have participated in, we invite you to visit our Facebook page. We believe that these extracurricular endeavors play a crucial role in nurturing skills, talents, and teamwork among our students, preparing them for a well-rounded and fulfilling future.

At Al-Qaim International School, our philosophy regarding relationships with other communities aligns with Islamic principles. We believe in upholding the God-given human dignity of every individual, regardless of their faith, race, ethnic origin, gender, or social status, as stated in the Quran (ref: Quran, 17:70). As followers of Ahl al-Bayt (as), we are inspired to treat everyone as our brothers and sisters in faith or as equals in humanity.

Recognizing Canada’s diverse landscape, we actively encourage our students to develop a deeper understanding of other faiths, promoting an atmosphere of inclusivity and respect. Through this understanding, our students become dynamic members of society, engaging in activities that benefit their fellow citizens, community, and society at large. At Al-Qaim International School, we foster a sense of unity and harmony among our students, preparing them to be compassionate global citizens who value diversity and contribute positively to the world.

Our primary objective is to instill moral responsibility and cultivate Islamic values in our students. Our aim is to nurture them into practicing Muslims who embrace their identity with confidence. Alongside this, we strive for academic excellence, fostering articulate public speakers, nurturing superb athletic capabilities, and encouraging a profound respect for others. Through this holistic approach, we aspire to develop well-rounded individuals who positively impact their communities and beyond.

Al-Qaim International School holds full accreditation from the Ministry of Education Alberta, ensuring that the credits earned by our students are transferable to any other Canadian school. This recognition affirms the high standard of education we provide, granting our students the flexibility and opportunities for seamless academic transitions within the Canadian education system.

There is NO registration fee at Al-Qaim International School, and currently, there is no Tuition fee either. 

Al-Qaim International School provides transportation via bus and pick-and-drop service at minimal charges.

No, the school provides supplies, including crayons, pencil sharpeners, pencils, erasers, markers, notebooks, duo tangs, binders, binder dividers, looseleaf paper, pencil cases, Kleenex, highlighters, large Ziplock bags and pencil crayons. 

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Experience the opportunity of a lifetime by submitting your application today to Alqaim School, where exceptional education merges seamlessly with a captivating environment, fostering a passion for knowledge and empowering students to embrace their limitless potential.