Northstar Academy is a unique and highly successful non-profit school serving children ages 5-22. We promote educational excellence and career opportunities for students with disabilities who have academic, physical, or social challenges.
Our students are not defined by their disabilities. We ensure an educational experience that is both traditional and unconventional, recognizing the unique qualities of each student. Northstar’s dedicated faculty embrace and appreciate our student body of diverse learners and identify tangible ways each student’s abilities will position them for the demands of our 21st century. Our innovative curriculum is cutting edge-and custom-tailored so that each student can overcome their challenges and achieve their greatest potential.
Lindamood-Bell Language and On-Cloud Nine Math
Daily Social Skills Instruction
Visual and Performing Arts
Watch this video and learn about the whole school experience here at Northstar Academy! (youtube link here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHd1Uf5v5zE&feature=youtu.be)
For a personal tour or additional information, please contact Assistant Head of School and Admissions Director Cindy Culley at [email protected] or 804-747-1003.
Young people with disabilities ages 16-22 begin their careers at Northstar Career Academy with workplace experiences with community partners, individualized instruction, and professionalism training. Professional certifications available.
For more information, contact Career Academy Director Holly Peele at [email protected].
Northstar is licensed by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF). Northstar Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin in its admissions process or educational programs.