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Northstar Academy

Northstar Academy is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades 1 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Northstar Academy says

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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  (804) 747-1003

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 152
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
1 1
3 1
4 2
5 7
6 6
7 5
8 10
9 8
10 10
11 13
12 14
Ungraded 75

Northstar Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Northstar Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 37% Male / 63% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 80%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 3%


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