Mission Statement

The mission of Granada Islamic School is to provide quality academic and Islamic education in a community that nurtures a strong Muslim identity, fosters brotherhood, and strengthens moral character.
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Important Dates
02/09 Minimum day - Teacher-in-service
02/12 GIS PreK Open House @9:00 am
02/12 Admission Application Deadline PK-8 New Students
02/13 Financial Aid Application Deadline
02/16-02/17 President's Day Break  - No school
02/18 Teacher-in-service Day - No School
02/18  Admission Testing for K New Students
02/19 Early Registration Deadline for Continuing Students
 02/21  Admission Testing for Grades 1-8 New Students
 02/23 Minimum day - Teacher-in-service
 02/22-02/24  Grade 7 Yosemite Nature Camp
02/26 MLSA Essays due
02/27 Admission Application Deadline for High School
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Important Info

GIS Annual Fundraising Dinner Updates

Alhamdulillah, by the blessing of Allah (SWT) first, then with your generosity, our school raised around $250K (quarter of a million dollar), which is a milestone in Granada’s 27 years history.

Thank you Letter from Board Chairman

GIS Tutoring-Homework Center

The GIS Tutoring Homework Center (THC) is now open to 4th-8th grade students. 

This center provides a quiet, structured place, and environment where students can work on their homework independently with minimum assistance from available GIS teachers.

Available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30-4:40 in the GIS library: please sign up your child online only at


Madeha Lashin Scholarship Award

MLSA was created in 2003 to honor Sr. Madeha Lashin and to offer our students an opportunity to participate in a writing contest. Sr. Madeha Lashin is one of the early pioneers who taught at GIS from the first year and helped to build its foundation.

To apply for MLSA, eligible students submit a 4-6 page essay that address this year’s topic: Impacting the Local Community.  The essays are reviewed by a committee of different stakeholders and one winner is chosen from each class. The prize for each winner is $400.

Date limit to submit essays: February 26, 2015

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Second Trimester Progress Reports are now posted on the parent portal.

Each family has their own account to log-in. Please review the following documents:

Please make sure that your contact information is correct on your portal page.

School Updates

GIS High School Open House Next Open House: March 21, 2015

GIS High School Open House Next Open House: March 21, 201

Registration Deadline for Continuing Students

Please note that the Registration deadline for continuing students has been moved to March 5, 2015.
Registration fee: $175.

GIS High School Open House

Next Open House: March 21, 2015

Registration is now open:

To start the application process, submit the following by February 27, 2015:


Pre-K Program

  • First phase: adding 1 more classroom to current facility
  • Increasing capacity to accommodate 60 students
  • Fun, nurturing and challenging Islamic environment
  • Program enhancements to include developmental approach to Islamic and academic learning
  • January  updates


Quran Competition

Registration for the Quran Competition is open till April 1st, 2015. Register online only at:

See Flyer for rules and guidelines.

List of Surahs for Review Competition.