North Star Academy works under the umbrella of Uncommon Schools. A network of charter schools throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. North Star downtown campus was the first charter school created in 1997 by the founder James Verrilli. The North Star community has now grew to 3 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and a high school, with a another High school in the plans in the near future. Our mission is simple, every student gets to college!!We believe in a well round, academically strong student and the need for athletics helps create that that person who can change history and give back to others.