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American Youth Academy

American Youth Academy is a coeducational private Islamic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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AYA is a fully accredited PK-12 Islamic School with the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC) and the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS-CASI).

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American Youth Academy (AYA) is a College Prep School and an IB World School offering the Diploma Programme. AYA also offers AP coursework and Dual Enrollment for its High School Students.

AYA's Early Childhood Program (Ages 2-5), Elementary School and Middle School each prepares its students for the next level of their education through play, direct instruction, hands-on and project-based learning. Morals and positive social interactions are woven through the curriculum and emphasized and rewarded as much as academic excellence.

Mission Statement

AYA’s mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, and stimulating Islamic environment to produce future leaders, who will have achieved academic excellence, are morally and socially responsible citizens, and are well-equipped to interact with the community around them and the world at large.



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (813) 987-9282



Academic Calendar: Semester

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 357
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 32
Kindergarten 25
1 33
2 25
3 30
4 28
5 18
6 32
7 27
8 30
9 29
10 28
11 12
12 8

American Youth Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing American Youth Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Average Class Size 20
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 80%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 6%
Principal   Souheil Zekri
Head of School   Magda Saleh


American Youth Academy offers various clubs and sports for their students to enhance their educational experience.

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

Islamic School League of American (ISLA)

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