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
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
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
Admissions Director Cindy Culley


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


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

Nearby Private 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 Skipwith Road KinderCare (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    Skipwith Road KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.6 miles
    3206 Skipwith Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Richmond
    Grades: 8-12 | 31 students
    0.8 miles
    8716 W Broad St
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Richmond
    West End Drive KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.1 miles
    3712 West End Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Henrico
    Jack & Jill School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 82 students
    1.9 miles
    8316 Michael Rd
    Henrico, VA 23229
  • Henrico
    Grades: PK-3 | 62 students
    2.3 miles
    10124 Royerton Drive
    Henrico, VA 23228

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The average private school tuition in Henrico County, VA is $11,074 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Henrico County, VA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).