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At Northstar, we strive to meet our families’ needs.

Academic Campus

On average, 45-55% of the student body were placed at Northstar through a public school partnership.

Career Academy

On average, 60-70% of students placed publicly through their local school district or Virginia’s Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • This year, Northstar students were awarded $165,000 in need-based assistance.
  • 80-90% of students placed by their families receive some level of assistance.
  • We use the FACTS Financial Management System to make an unbiased determination of your need. Once scholarship applications are complete and all requested documents are verified, the scholarship committee determines awards. Awards are made on a first come first serve basis. Limited financial aid is available and scholarships are awarded beginning in March continuing throughout the enrollment season. Families may apply at any time throughout the enrollment season, however funding may not be available.
Apply for a Scholarship

Discounts and Payment Options

  • Early Enrollment Discount. Families who submit signed contracts and enrollment deposits before the summer deadline will pay the preceding year’s tuition rate.
  • Virginia 529 Savings Plan. Families may pay for private education with pre-tax dollars through  Virginia 529 Plan. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.
  • Payment Plan. Families may choose to pay tuition in manageable installments.
Register for a Payment Plan

Tuition Information

Tuition & Fees Private Pay Students


  • Lower School $26,000
  • Middle School $26,950
  • Upper School $26,980
  • Career Academy One Half-Day Session $13,490
  • Career Academy All Day, Two Sessions $26,980
  • Mid-year enrollment at a pro-rated daily rate.

Fees for Consumables, Books and Payment Plan

  • Lower School & Middle School $340
  • Upper School & Career Academy-Full Day $445
  • Career Academy Half Day $220
  • Tuition Insurance if selecting payment plan $270

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Annual, One-Time Payment: Due on or before August 1

Installments:  Requires a FACTS account. All Installment plans must be established by August 1. Payment options require $270 Tuition Reimbursement Plan fee.

Register for a Payment Plan

Northstar Academy’s rolling admissions policy allows students to join our school at any time during the school year.

Application Process