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Middle School

Middle School Overview

Grades 6-8

Al Fatih Academy Middle School program continues the focus on the whole child through programs, extra curricular activities and emphasis on our core values. Special attention is paid to building social and practical skills that prepare students for successful integration into whichever high school programs they choose to attend after graduating AFA.

Course Work:

Middle School course work includes:

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Mathematics 6



US History to 1865

US History 1865-Present

Civics & Economics

English 6

English 7

English 8

Science 6

Life Science

Physical Science

Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies







Skills Practiced and Developed
Throughout the Middle School experience students are engaged in activities that focus on and develop responsibility & ownership of learning.  Skills like those listed below are emphasised and nurtured through the curriculum and further enhanced through programs such as Peer Mediation, Patrol Duty, Prayer Buddies, Khatira/Khutba Program, Student Government Association,  and Peace Leaders.
  • Critical thinking & Questioning
  • Organization & Time Management
  • Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution
  • Goal Setting
  • Concentration
  • Oral and written communication
  • Leadership
  • Citizenship & Social Responsibility
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Creativity & Imagination
  • Social Awareness *Adaptability
  • Self Advocacy & Awareness
  • Adaptability & Resilience
  • Initiative
Extra Curricular Clubs:
Our Middle School students have opportunities to participate
  • Student Government Association  
  • Debate
  • Film
  • Math Counts
  • Model UN
  • Odyssey of The Mind
AFA Alumni

Our eighth grade graduates make a variety of choices upon leaving AFA.  Our eighth graders make a variety of choices upon graduation. Some attend local high schools, private institutions like Madeira, STEM schools like Thomas Jefferson, and still others choose the homeschooling option.

Over the years, our alumni have attended Duke,  Westpoint,  George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth, Tufts, and Howard.