North Star Academy offers an educational experience where students demonstrate critical, logical, and creative thinking skills throughout the core curriculum, and use emerging technologies as tools in all areas of the curriculum to solve problems, to think critically, to express their creativity, and to communicate effectively.
The United States Department of Education has named Redwood City School District’s (RCSD) North Star Academy as a National Blue Ribbon School, honoring the school’s overall academic performance and progress.
Redwood City School District's (RCSD) Accelerated Learning Program provides an educational environment for students in grades 3 - 8 that is designed to meet the unique needs of high achieving students and to enable them to develop to their fullest potential.
California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has presented Redwood City School District (RCSD) with full accreditation of its Induction Program, a program offering extensive on-the-job support and mentorship to new teachers in their first two years.
Students are most successful at North Star when they are inquisitive, flexible in their thinking, pick things up quickly and enjoy learning. We promote an atmosphere of respectful learners who enjoy exploring diverse points of view.
Dietitians and all menu planners strive to balance three key elements--nutrition, the students' palate, and cost.
different languages are spoken at home by our students and their families in our district including Arabic, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese
healthy and nutritious breakfasts and lunches served every school day in our district
square feet of space are maintained by RCSD custodians and groundskeepers throughout our district