Northstar School

  • Northstar School aims to promote human excellence by cultivating students, in every grade level, to possess a well-trained mind, healthy body, good manners, and exceptional character.
  • Northstar provides a holistic education where we present developmentally appropriate curriculum that fosters love of learning, curiosity, mastery of core concepts, imagination, and a deep respect for the natural world in a dynamic way that cultivates spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social growth.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Northstar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,950
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, WrestlingBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerWrestling,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Light Islamic Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 140 students
    7 miles
    9857 Macarthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94605
    (510)712-1000
    7 PK-12
    140
  • Fremont
    Grades: PK-8 | 218 students
    7.5 miles
    33330 Peace Ter
    Fremont, CA 94555
    (510)477-9946
    7.5 PK-8
    218
  • Santa Clara
    Grades: NS-9 | 469 students
    22.2 miles
    3003 Scott Blvd
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    (408)980-1161
    22.2 NS-9
    469
  • Antioch
    Grades: 4-8 | 4 students
    24.5 miles
    600 Alumrock Drive
    Antioch, CA 94509
    (925)706-7086
    24.5 4-8
    4
  • Bell Gardens
    Alhadi School
    (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    336.1 miles
    5150 Gage Ave
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323)771-9135
    336.1 PK-8
    136

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in California is $11,437 for elementary schools and $19,936 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).