Miftaahul Uloom Academy is a private Islamic school in Union City, New Jersey. The schools serves its students in Pre-School to 12th grade.As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 125 students and 18.0 classroom teachers, for a student–teacher ratio of 6.9:1. The school's enrollment was 56.8% White, 1.6% Black, 2.4% Hispanic, 33.6% Asian and 5.6% two or more races.HistoryThe school was started in 1992 as a cooperative home-schooling center at a residential building in Guttenberg, New Jersey. In 1996, it received 501 (c) 3 status in 1996 as a registered non-profit organization. In 2001 it moved to Union City, and in 2007 relocated to its current location at the corner of 15th Street and Bergenline Avenue.Extracurricular activitiesIn February 2011, a team of 11 students from Miftaahul Uloom Academy took part in a competitive mock civil trial against students from three other Hudson County schools at the Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Courthouse. The academy made it to the semi-finals, and had faced Jersey City's McNair Academic High School earlier in the day, then faced off against Bayonne High School. Initially, the jury had granted them the win, but the Miftaahul Uloom team placed second, after the judge made the final decision in favor of Bayonne.In 2015, the school again competed against McNair Academic High School and placed 2nd in the Semifinals.