History and Mission

NEW HORIZON

History & Mission

Nurturing Spiritual Growth

New Horizon is dedicated to nurturing spiritual growth and developing God consciousness through the teachings of Islam. New Horizon aims to create a safe and nurturing environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity and independence.

OUR HISTORY & MISSION ↓

History and Mission

Mission

Founded by the Islamic Center of Southern California in 1984, New Horizon School – Los Angeles is an Islamic school committed to providing students with high quality academic and character education. New Horizon School – Los Angeles is dedicated to nurturing spiritual growth and developing God consciousness through the teachings of Islam. New Horizon aims to create a safe and nurturing environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity and independence.

Vision

New Horizon School – Los Angeles seeks to empower its students with independence, moral strength, and the education necessary to successfully contribute to a dynamic contemporary world. New Horizon aims to develop in its students, self-assurance as American Muslims with a commitment to honoring family, community involvement, and respecting others. We strive to foster ethical values in our students towards becoming productive and responsible members of our global society.

Goals

• Providing an academic program that promotes excellence, builds curiosity, and creates ambition.

• Creating an atmosphere where logical reasoning and independent thinking are enhanced.

• Incorporating a learning environment that involves exploration, discovery, and discussion.

• Guiding students to become productive citizens with leadership, responsibility, and integrity.

• Instilling in students the self-assurance and discipline required to reach excellence in all endeavors.

• Developing competence in public speech and creative writing.

• Broadening cultural awareness by fostering an appreciation for art and sports.

• Establishing social skills through peer and adult interaction emphasizing mutual respect and trust.

• Fostering responsibility to God, society, and the environment.

• Teaching students the Arabic language as a means of communication and understanding the Quran.

• Guiding students to use Qur’anic principles and moral strength in their daily lives.

• Developing God consciousness and using prophetic examples as a model to be emulated throughout life.

Fast Facts About NHS

Enrollment

75 in Grades
Pre-School - 5

Average Class Size

11

Faculty

13

Diversity

NHSLA serves a diverse student body

Accreditation

Western Association of
Schools and Colleges (WASC)

9 Faculty Members

with Advanced Degrees , Teaching Credentials or Pre-School Certification

Course Offerings

Besides the core subjects, NHSLA offers Arabic Language, Qur’an Studies, Islamic Studies, and Physical Education.

Facility

9 classrooms, Library, Computer Lab, Science Lab, Preschool Playground, Elementary School Playground

Affiliations

Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC), Council of Islamic Schools in North America (CISNA) and Bureau of Islamic and Arabic Education (BIAE).


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