2018-19 School Year Calendar ​​​​

Updated Jan 1st. 2019

May 15 Expected 1st day of  Ramadan * 1439 AH

May 19 Graduation Party **

May 24 Last Day of School

May 25 Summer Break starts

May 28 Memorial Day —Closed

June 4  Summer program starts

Jun. 10 Expected Lailatul-Qadr *

Jun. 14 Expected  Eid-al-Fitr --- Closed *

June 14-15 - Eid Holiday--- CLOSED *

Jul. 4 National Holiday -----Closed

Aug. 12 Expected 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1439 AH *

Aug  10 Teachers Report

Aug. 14-17 Teacher In-service

Aug  20 Expected Arafat Day 1439

Aug  21 Expected Eid Al Adha 1439 H.

Aug  20-22   Eid Holiday Closed *

Aug. 27  School begins for K-!12  

Sept. 3 Labor Day— Closed

Spt 11  New Hijri Year * 1440 AH

Sept 20  Ashura’a ( 10th of Muharram)

Oct  5th  Preschool and Daycare Closed ( Professional Development ) Early Childhood Staff will be attending the fall institution classes .

Oct. 8 Professional Development- No School

Oct. 26 End of First Quarter

Nov. 16 End of First Trimester

Nov. 21–23 Thanksgiving Holiday—No School

Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Day __  Closed

Dec. 20–Jan.1 Winter Break

Dec. 25  Closed

Jan. 1    Closed

Jan. 2 Classes Resume

Jan. 11 End of First Semester and Second Quarter

Jan. 21  Professional Development Day—No School

Feb.18 Professional Development Day—No School

Feb. 27 End of Second Trimester

March 15  No School

March 18–22  Spring Break

March 25 Classes Resume

March  25-29  Iowa Assessment​

March 27 End of Third Quarter

April 2  Isra’a and Mira’aj  ( Evening after 26th of Rajab)

April 26 Professional Development Day—No School

April 27 Iowa Annual Quran Competition**

May 5 Expected first day of Ramadan*

May 19 End of the school Year Iftar Party**

May 24 Last Day for School

May 27 Memorial Day — Closed

May 31 Lailatul Qadir *

June 3,4,5 Eid-al-Fitr --- Closed*

Jul 4th  Closed

Aug 10  Arafat Day

Aug 11  Adha Eid DAy

Aug 12  Eid Holiday Closed

*Student days missed during the school year might be made up only if needed. Parents will be notified in advance.

Collaboration and Friday Prayer Schedule:  School dismisses at  1:00  pm every Friday beginning Sept 1st . The end of first semester will be Jan. 12 as scheduled, regardless of snow days.

* Islamic Holidays Dates are Tentative based on the lunar cycle. These dates are from the calendar adopted by Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) https://www.moonsighting.com/important.html

Expected first day of Ramadan 1440 is on Sunday, May 5, 2019, Please note that School  School Calendar and Daily Schedule  might vary  or be changed during the month of Ramadan. insha'Allah. Parents will be notified of any schedule change or calendar update during school days in the month Ramadan. First day of Shawwal 1440 is expected on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

August 2, 2019is expected to be the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1440. The day of Arafah is expected to be on Saturday, August 10, 2018 and so the Eidul Adha 1440 AH is expected on Sunday, August 11 2019 - InshAllah-.

** School events dates are tentative and might be changed, location, date and time will be announced prior the event.

Please note that Changes to the calendar, dismissal and closings might apply and parents will be notified if there is any change –InshAllah-.

AlRazi Academy 1119 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265      Ph. (515)255-0220   F. (515)255-2356