Northstar Academy

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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 82 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1996
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
82 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Northstar Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
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
% on Financial Aid
45%
Admissions Director
Cindy Culley

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • 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.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 82 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $12,676 for elementary schools and $16,587 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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