At  Quba  Institute we strive to  create  an  inclusive  educational  environment  that employs  21st  Century  Learning  Models .  Our aim  is  to  scaffold  the  intellectual,  spiritual, emotional,  physical,  ethical  development  and  holistic  wellness  of  our  entire  student body.  We  want to  promote  just  and  caring  learning  spaces  that support  our  students  scholarly,  entrepreneurial  and  vocational  aspirations.  Our  hope  is that  all  students  become exceptionally  equipped  to  explore  career  and  work readiness opportunities  in  high  school  and  beyond.  We  work to  nurture  respect for others,  innovative and creative thought,  computer literacy,  creative  expression,  global  citizenship,  and interfaith dialogue. Our  students  for are prepared for active  civic engagement  in  the  community  of  humankind.  We  embrace  and  celebr ate  the  plurality  of  their  agency. At  Quba  Institute  our  mantra  is: “Smart  is  Not  Something  You  Are. Smart  is  Something  You  Become’  (Howard,  2005). Every  link of  the  organization  coalesces  to  promote  optimal  student  outcomes  and  life long successes.



• Sh. Nafea Muhaimin National Honor Society High

     School Chapter Est. 2005.

• Sr. Nafea Scholars National Honor Society Middle

     School Chapter Est. 2012.

• STEAM Accomplishments: Our students have 

     consistently placed in the Top Winners Circle in the

     annual citywide George Washington Carver

     Science Fair Competition, Local Arts & Robotics

     Contests. Tech & Coding learning opportunities.

• Moral Education Programming.

• White House Acknowledgement: In 2012 Quba

      Institute was selected by the White House to

      present the Presidential Martin Luther King Jr.

      Drum Major for Service Award to several school

      family members.

• Experiential Learning Opportunities.

• Literacy Hallmarks: Students have routinely placed as

       finalists and winners in local writing contests

       sponsored by the Nathaniel Sabir Foundation and

       Islamic Heritage Foundation.

• Master Poetry Workshops: Students in 4th-8th

       Grades participate in bi-weekly Master Poetry


• The Arts in Schools Partnerships.

• Read Across America Event: The whole school

        participates in the annual national Read Across

        America event that honors the power of reading

        and the literary contributions of Dr. Seuss.  

• Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign: We sponsor a

         Go Pink Annual Breast Cancer Awareness

         Outreach Day supported by the Susan Komen


• Heart Health Awareness Event: We sponsor a Go

          Red Annual Heart Health Awareness Outreach

          Day supported by the American Heart


• Fire Prevention Awareness Campaign: The City of

          Philadelphia Fire Department supports our Fire Prevention informational Programs and Home Safety


• Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness: Informational

           Distribution Campaign. The school family

           participates in the annual Walter E. Brandon

           Sickle Cell Awareness Fundraising 5K

           Walk/Run supported by the American Sickle

           Cell Anemia Association.

• Earth Day Program: We celebrate Earth Day with our

            annual Love Our Earth awareness program.

• Teaching Giving: We participate in the Leukemia and

            Lymphoma Society's Pasta for Pennies annual

            charity fundraising campaign.  

• Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia: Student

            Service Learning Partnerships.

• National & Global Humanitarian Outreach Projects:

            Students design, lead and actively participate

             in urgent local, national and global

             humanitarian initiatives.

Admissions Procedures

* Application: Academic, Social-Emotional, Behavioral and Social Services Records Review. * Interview with student and parent/guardian. * Academic & Personal References.


Safety Measures

We honor all current Federal, State and Local school security mandates and initiatives. We have 360 Security Systems to monitor the school grounds. To uphold the safety and well being of our students, staff and the school campus at all times we execute a 100% Positive Identity Verification Protocols. 

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Accreditations and Honors

National Junior Honor Society Sh. Nafea Muhaimin Scholars Chapter Established in 2012; National Honor Society Sh. Nafea Muhaimin High School Chapter Est. in 2003; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives Citation -(2000) for the organization belief that knowledge must be tempered with spiritual guidance and moral responsibility; Philadelphia City Council Citation (1995) for educational services to the community; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives Citation (1995) for educational services to the community 

Other Activities

At Quba Institute we believe in experiential learning opportunities. Throughout the school term, field trips are included in the instructional programming. We encourage family participation in the field trips. We encourage intergenerational family engagement across school activities.

Parent Organization

QIPFO is our Parent/Guardians-Staff Organization. parents are active participants in various school activities. The thoughts and opinions of staff members, students, parents and guardians are embraced and respected. At Quba Institute the entire school family has voice and agency. The School family supports a multitude of charities, arts and civic activities. Extended Programming Details Extended Day Programming: November -May-

• Title I: Reading and Mathematics Tutorial Services are offered to all eligible students.

• Sh. Nafea Qur'aan Academy:

• Qur'aanic Hifz Program: Admission Requirements.  

• Parent Programs

• Parents After School Volunteers, Parents Classroom Volunteers, Parents Home and School Association;Parents School Advisory  

• Family/Home Association Link


• Other Parent Programs

• Adult Classes in Religious Studies & Arabic Courses.