Assalaam Islamic Modern Boarding School; commonly called as PPMI Assalaam is an Islamic private education institution under the auspices of Islamic Recitation Council Foundation (YMPI) Surakarta, which was founded by Mr. Abdullah H. Marzuki (RIP) and Hj. Siti Aminah Abdullah.PPMI Assalaam was established on 17 Shawwal 1402 H coincides with August 7, 1982 M, located on Yosodipuro Street No. 56 Punggawan Surakarta, lies on an area of 2,845 m2, the family of the H. Abdullah Marzuki (RIP) and Hj. Siti Aminah Abdullahs donation, the owner of PT. Tiga Serangkai, publishing company in Solo.
Before PPMI Assalaam was established, the educational activities conducted by YMPI was Madrasah Diniyyah Awaliyah (Islamic Primary School). Because of the high demand from society, YMPI established MTs (Islamic Junior High School) with a dormitory system which was the forerunner to the establishment of boarding school which was called Punggawan Boarding School (Pondok Pesantren Punggawan). On July 20th, 1985 the name Assalaam was officially used, as well as marking the beginning of the use of a new campus in Pabelan, Kartasura on the land of a waqf (donation) area of 5.6 hectares from the family Mr. Marzuki Abdullah H. (late) and Hj. Siti Aminah Abdullah. The buildings existed at that time consisted of classrooms, sports hall (GOR), student dormitory, teachers and caretaker housings, kitchen, etc. Along with that, YMPI also established Madrasah Aliyah (MA/ Islamic Senior High School) as the continuation of MTs Assalaam, as the response to public the demands to PPMI Assalaam.
In 1986/1987 YMPI established Madrasah Takhashushiyyah, a preparation class for prospective students who will continue to MA Assalaam and formerly come from SMP / MTs Junior High Schools outside of Assalaam. In 1988/1989 Assalaam Senior High School was established in order to meet the needs of the community and to follow the development of the education outside of Assalaam. In 2005/2006 Vocational School (SMK) was established, which took expertise on Computer Science and Network program, SMK intends to produce professional workers who have good comprehension on Islamic values.
In its further development, Islamic Recitation Council Foundation (YMPI) Surakarta, led by Hj. Siti Aminah Abdullah, expanded the 38,600 m2 area of Pondok (boarding School) in Pabelan, Kartasura. This area has now been developed to accommodate around 2450 students to study, facilitated with the housing complex for teachers and caregivers, and sports fields as well as other facilities. Thus today PPMI Assalaam occupies an area of 10 hectares with various supporting facilities which are relatively complete and modern. At the age of 33 years in 2015, PPMI Assalaam has recorded thousands of alumni spread all over Indonesia and other countries in the world. The alumni of Assalaam is embodied in an organization called IKMAS (Association of Mahad Assalaam Surakarta Families) and has been active in various fields in society and government.
Pondok Pesantren Modern Islam Assalaam
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