Al-Qalam Academy
students of al-qalam academy

The Establishment: Al-Qalam School was established in 1998. After years of hard work; learning, praying, and playing; we can say that our school is one of the best Islamic schools in Virginia. We have a friendly and supportive environment where you can study and practice being a good Muslim.

Our Goal and Mission: Our goal at Al-Qalam is one track. Our objective is to establish a sound Muslim community at the grass roots that follow an Islamic way of life. We aim to develop lifelong learners who are productive, positive, and active citizens of the community at large. Our purpose of instruction is to educate our future generations to grow, to love and understand Islam, to excel in academics, and to lead our community and country. We aim to promote education, responsibility, kindness, and leadership.

The Mission of Al-Qalam Academy is to create a safe, nurturing, and challenging academic environment for the students to achieve their highest potential. The Al-Qalam community strives to honor diversity through the social, emotional, and cultural growth of our students. Al-Qalam provides a learning environment that stimulates the development of positive attitudes, promotes intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creative problem solving to produce excellent global citizens.

Our Commitment: Al-Qalam affirms its commitment to create a community of learners by fostering a challenging, inclusive education programs incorporating technology and embody an integrated curriculum to meet the individual and collective needs of all children. Our school programs reflect collaborative planning, remediation, and student enrichment programming. Al-Qalam maintains a professional learning community promoting excellence in teaching and community participation to ensure the successful education of students.

Al Qalam Teachers & Faculty

Teacher’s Name Subjects and Grades
Amtul Ayesha Ahmed Administrator/Coordinator
Yasmeen Akhtar Montessori
Veronica Trevino PreK Montessori
Sher Bano Pre-K Montessori IA
Rumanna Osman
  • Kg-PreK Montessori Quran
  • Islamic Studies
Narmine Elmasri Pre-K
Sanaa Elias PreK- KG
Iman Hassan Guidance Pre-K – 5
Sara Hassan KG Green
Atiqa Nassera
  • KG Red IA
  • KG Green IA
  • Van driver
Zeinab Hassan 1st Grade
Howaida Hassan 1-5 Quran
Esraa Al-Bayaty 1-5 Arabic
Limia Ellebab IA 1st grade/2nd grade
Nahid Omballi 2nd Grade
Wafa Misellati 3-5 Lang Art
Parveen Akhter 3-5 S.S/I.S
Fozia Sadiq 3-6 Math
Asma Ahmed 3-5 Science/IS
Amna Imran Art/ PE
Farhana Altaf Substitute Teacher
Ms. Wardah Van Driver
Ms. Maribel Custodian
Ghazel Rashid
  • 6-7 Art
  • Filmmaking 1
  • Photography 1 & 2
  • Web Design 1 & 2
  • Fashion Design 1 & 2
Zeinab Wayyani 6-12 Arabic
Nabila Amirah 6-12 Quran
Shawana Javaid 6-12 Islamic Studies
Afroza Mehedi 6-12 Science
Fazia Sadiq 3-6 Math
Rafia Hossain Robotics 6-12
Farzana Begum PE & Health 6-10
Farhana Begum History & Civics 6-10
Selwa Alsomairy
  • Computer Science 12
  • English 6
  • English 7
  • Creative Writing
  • Journalism
Zubaida Baz 8-12 English
Selwa Alsomairy
  • AP US/VA History 11
  • AP US/VA Government 12
  • Film Studies
Mari Baz  
Sada Hassan  
Saira Azam