PURPOSE

        Based on our mission, vision, philosophy on education, values, goals, and beliefs, we are driven to provide support and guidance to nurture the growth of every student at Annoor Academy. Over the years, we have implemented several key offerings to empower students in their daily lives. Our expectation is that Annoor Academy students will live as socially-responsible Muslims. To that end, our purpose is to provide quality education in an Islamic environment. We embody this purpose by providing guidance and support academically, morally, and spiritually.


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MISSION:

The mission of Annoor Academy of Chattanooga is to support the religious, intellectual, moral, social-emotional, and physical development of our students according to the Quran and Sunnah by empowering them to live as socially-responsible Muslim leaders in the global society.

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VISION:

The vision of Annoor Academy of Chattanooga is a K-12 Islamic school of excellence with emphasis on moral character building, critical thinking, technology, and 21st century skills.

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PHILOSOPHY ON EDUCATION:

• Supporting the development of the physical body, mind, and soul leads to strong, well-balanced Muslims
• Healthy homes and supportive families are key
• Students have a voice that must be heard and respected
• Fair does not mean equal; students have an opportunity for individualized instruction
• Students learn in many different modes and teachers teach according to multiple intelligence theory
• Re-teaching and remediation are essential components of the learning process
• Mastery and comprehension of learned material can be demonstrated in different ways
• Reading is fundamental
• Students are able to work collaboratively and independently
• Technology, critical thinking, and 21st century skills are essential in our curriculum
• The arts, health, and physical education are necessary for the development of students
• Healthy eating, thinking, habits, and choices lead to a healthy lifestyle


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GOALS:

• To create a vibrant, well-educated, Muslim community in the Greater Chattanooga area
• To empower students with a strong Muslim identity and God-consciousness
• To achieve a top-ranked status in religious studies
• To create a strong and united community for Muslims to prosper as Americans
• To empower students to adopt healthy and morally responsible lifestyles
• To empower students to be exemplary models of the Islamic faith
• To construct learning spaces for a secondary school


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VALUES:

• We value the role the Islamic faith has in our daily lives
• We value every child as a gift from God
• We value creativity, curiosity, and our students’ voice
• We value our staff and their commitment to excellence
• We value the role of parents at home and school
• We value service to the community
• We value people and the inherent good in every person
• We value respect, integrity, truthfulness, dignity, support, empathy, compassion, and friendship
• We value the support we receive from community members and organizations
• We value the world that God has created
• We value and respect the environment, water, plants, animals, and humans
• We value peaceful coexistence throughout humanity


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OUR BELIEFS:

• We believe in God, Allah--the Only and True God
• We believe in the Angels
• We believe in God’s Books of Revelation, and that the Quran is the final Revelation from God
• We believe in the Messengers and Prophets of God, and that Muhammad (peace and blessings upon him) is the seal of the Prophets
• We believe in the Day of Judgment
• We believe in the Divine Will


Our source for religious beliefs and teachings derive from the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings upon him.