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Who We Are?

Furqaan Academy Orland Park is a full-time Pre-K – 12th Hifdh & Islamic School. Furqaan Academy’s vision is to raise good Muslim citizens who are strong in faith, well-grounded in the Quranic knowledge, and have a strong foundation in academics. Furqaan Academy is the manifestation of the vision of the founder Wajahat Sayeed of Al-Furqaan Foundation to develop students who are grounded in the Quran – a Quranic generation. As an organization devoted to the service of the Quran in the west, the Foundation wants to ensure that the upcoming generations will come closer to the Quran by understanding its language and by proper training of implementing the Quran and Sunnah in their daily lives.

The choice of being a Muslim should be a natural choice, due to their understanding of the deen and not merely as a virtue of being born in the faith.Furqaan Academy Collin County is the second school started under the Furqaan Academy franchise. Following the success of the first school in Orland Park, Br. Wajahat Sayeed (Founder and President of Al-Furqaan Foundation) launched the Collin County branch at the Allen campus in the fall of 2010.

Our Vision

Furqaan Academy Orland Park, with its pioneering curriculum, aims to create and empower generations of students who are confident of their Muslim identity in America and are able to pursue and excel in any field.

Our Mission

To provide a balanced Pre-K to 12 education that combines both revealed and acquired knowledge by integrating a Qur’an centered Islamic education program with a comprehensive State education program.

Our Goal

With our Quran-based curriculum, we study the wonders of God’s creation, build character, and inspire the soul. Upon the successful completion of 12th grade, Insha’Allah students will have completed the following.

The Foundation of Our School

Furqaan Academy wants to ensure that the students being raised within the United States’ culture possess the knowledge of classical Islamic scholarship to provide leadership to the future generations of our beloved Prophet’s (P.B.U.H) ummah.





Our program integrates Hifdh of Quran (2hrs/day) with Arabic language, Islamic Studies and standard state curriculum (Pre-K – 7th grade).

Our program integrates an Alim/Scholar preparatory program along with a standard state curriculum (8th – 12th grade).

Our programs focus beyond Quran memorization, it focuses on understanding the Quran and implementing it into our students’ daily lives, therefore Arabic and Islamic Studies are taught daily from Pre-K – 12th grade.

Our program is balanced in its emphasis on “DEEN” and “DUNYA” education.

Our program incorporates tarbiya to teach our students proper Islamic adaab (manners) and akhlaq (etiquettes).


Teachers focus on memorization of Quran with an emphasis on makharij (pronunciation) and tajweed (rules of recitation) and at a pace custom to each student.

Students will take courses in Quranic Arabic to develop their understanding of the Quran.

Upon completion of the Quran, the student is required to recite the Quran in its entirety in one day ensuring impeccable memorization and retention as a final exam.

Upon completion of the Hifdh program students are placed in a program where they will be readmitted in their current academic school year within Furqaan Academy.

Students are trained to lead Salah, deliver Friday Khutbahs, lead Taraweeh, deliver motivational speeches, teach Quran to others, and deliver Halaqahs – all of which we hope will inspire a generation of ideal Muslims and Muslimahs, Insha’Allah.

Principal’s Bio

Ahmad Ansari began his pursuit of knowledge at Mazahir-Uloom, a renowned Institution of Islamic learning in India, where he graduated from its demanding seven- year program with an Alimiyyah degree and numerous licenses to teach in various Islamic Sciences. In addition to having a Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in Modern Arabic language, Mr. Ansari holds a Bachelors’ Degree in English Literature as well as a Masters’ Degree in Arabic Language and Literature from the Aligarh Muslim University. Ahmad Ansari is an experienced Khatib and has been regularly delivering Friday/Eid Khutbahs, motivational speeches, lectures, presentations, and Tarbiyah sessions for more than two decades.

Faculty and Staff

Stepping on the campus of Furqaan Academy, you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence.