New Muslim Grade School Aprroved in MA

December 15, 2003

Source: Metro West Daily News

On December 15, 2003 Metro West Daily News reported that "the Northborough K-8 School Committee approved the curriculum for the Alhuda Academy, a Muslim school formerly located in Westborough.The school, which is prekindergarten through ninth grade, is located on Southwest Cutoff in the former building of Al-Hamra Academy. Al-Hamra moved to Shrewsbury last spring." The school, which has seen a 50 percent increase in enrollment this year, follows the state curriculum but adds religion and Arabic.