Iqra Academy is an English Medium non-government residential institution governed by its own rules and regulations and is managed by a Board of Governors. The school was established in 1981 in the beautiful city of Abbottabad. Today, it has sister branches in the valley of Swat, Mansehra and in Mang, a village in Balakot. It strives to provide modern education with special stress on religion.Each student is educated to become a devout Muslim and a patriot Pakistani, for the administration firmly believes that unless our children are taught the true Islamic values, our nation cannot take its due place among the comity of nation. The students are taught equality and the dignity of labor. They are encouraged to inculcate the habit of working together to become responsible and honorable citizens of the future.