Northstar Academy

Tel: (804)747-1003
Grades: K - 12 | 82 students
Northstar Academy, a private, nonprofit K-12 day school located in central Virginia, serves students with a broad range of disabilities.
It is a place where discovery lies in unlocking hidden potential.
Our curriculum is founded on the Virginia SOLs, with modifications provided to meet the learning needs of our students.
Our focus on literacy using the Lindamood-Bell Learning Process is achieving great results.
Our classrooms and students are equipped with state-of-the-art technology which allows simultaneous participation and engages all students in active learning.
In our effort to educate the whole child, we offer all inclusive extra-curricular activities including an array of clubs and sports opportunities, an amazing fine arts program, customized social skills instruction specifically designed for our student population and a strong transition program for upper school students which focuses on independent living skills, employment and/or post-secondary education.
We invite you to visit Northstar, and discover our potential to open your child’s future.  

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 82 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Northstar Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki Pants with polo type shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,000
% on Financial Aid 43%
Admissions Director Cindy Culley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, SoccerBasketballCheering,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Yearbook, Tennis, Gaming Yearbook, Tennis, Gaming,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John G Wood School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John G Wood School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Faith Baptist Church Christian Academy (2.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    Grades: 8-12 | 31 students
    0.8 miles
    8716 W Broad St
    Richmond, VA 23294
    (804)270-6566
    0.88-12
    31
  • Henrico
    Jack & Jill School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 82 students
    1.9 miles
    8316 Michael Rd
    Henrico, VA 23229
    (804)270-3030
    1.9K-1
    82
  • Henrico
    Grades: PK-3 | 62 students
    2.3 miles
    10124 Royerton Drive
    Henrico, VA 23228
    (804)266-4271
    2.3PK-3
    62
  • Richmond
    Grades: PK-8 | 373 students
    2.5 miles
    8250 Woodman Rd
    Richmond, VA 23228
    (804)262-1770
    2.5PK-8
    373
  • Richmond
    Yeshiva Of Virginia
    All-boys (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 24 students
    2.7 miles
    6801 Patterson Avenue
    Richmond, VA 23226
    (804)288-7610
    2.79-12
    24

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