Islamic Community Center of Illinois
6435 W. Belmont Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60634


Today's Date is

4 Jumada I, 1439
January 21st, 2017

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Dar Al Hikmah evening school was established in 2008 to fulfill the need of the ICCI community children who attend public schools.


Implement the Islamic education, values and characters that children don't get at regular school.
The school operates four days a week for two and a half hours a day.

Subjects taught:

  • Islamic studies teach the students the characters and the Seerah of Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings be upon him), as well as the principles of the faith and ways to apply Islam in their daily life.

  • Quran: teach students how to read Quran with the rules of Tajweed, as well as memorize and understand the selected verses.

  • Arabic: it is taught daily with emphasis on speaking, reading, writing and understanding to effectively grasp the meaning of the Quran.

  • Nouraniyah: teach the correct pronunciation of the Arabic letters مخارج الحروف

The teachers at Dar Al Hikmah attend special intensive trainings throughout the year to enable to be effective in class.
Dar Al Hikmah school accepts students from preschool to 6th grade and special class for older boys with Sheikh Amin Al Ali.

The curriculum:

  • The horizon book الآفاق  for Arabic language (first grade and up)

  • I love Islam for Islamic Studies (first grade to fifth), Leaning Islam (sixth and seventh)


In order to enforce what the students learn during the school year, the school hosts some activities and competitions:

  • The Hajj project: the students learn how to perform hajj in the school's cafeteria during the season of Eid Al Adha and the school invites parents and students to an iftar gathering (إفطار جماعي) on the day of Arafah.

  • Quran competition: the students compete in a certain Surah depending on each class level.

  • Arabic spelling bee: around the end of the school year, the students participate in this competition to show how their Arabic language has improved compared to the beginning of the school year.

  • And last but not least, Islamic Studies and Seerah final test is performed as a competition and the result counts as the final grade for the subject.

For further details and registration information, you may call us at: 773-836-7217 Ext#4

Or visit the ICCI, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.


Weekly Programs

Jumuaah Prayer:
The first Jumuaah starts at 12:15 p.m. and the second Jumuaah starts at 1:30 p.m.
Weekly lecture
After Isha prayer in the lecture hall.
SNL Program
The weekly youth program, after Isha prayer.
Weekly Khateerah
After Isha prayer with Sheikh Amin Al Ali in the Masjid.
Seerah Lecture
Tuesday after Isha prayer with Sheikh Amin Al Ali in the Masjid.
Tafseer Lecture
Thursday after Isha prayer with Sheikh Amin Al Ali in the Masjid.
Arabic Class
Tuesday between Asr and Maghrib prayer with Abdullah Alrashed.

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To contact the Board of Education Chairperson, please email:

Br. Mohamad Dana at:

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