Our First School was a Home School in Detroit, Michigan (1930's).
The Home School was started by concern Nation of Islam Mothers. Because of their desire for a Quality Education for children they fought and won the right to home school their children.
The women felt that the public education system was not beneficial to African American children. The Black Community began enrolling their children. Eventually a building was aquired and a School was opened
After the husband of Clara Muhammad was release from serving his time as a Conscious Objector, the school was named.
By the 1940's, University of Islam was opened in Chicago, Illinois.
By the 1960's there were University of Islam Schools in San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
By the 1970's there were Clara Muhammad Schools through out America and outside the U.S.
1975-76 Clara Muhammad School Elementary and Secondary was named after is strongest supporter and founder, Sister Clara Muhammad. The name change was made by her son, Imam Warith Deen Mohammed.,
199o's Warith Deen Mohammed High School.
There are Schools that are apart of the Muhammad/Mohammed School System and CMS Consortium that do not have the words Muhammad/Mohammed in their names.