In its creativity, dedication, innovation and vision, Northstar School will prove a guiding light to those efforts that will follow it.


Northstar School is a K-8th grade non-profit, independent, faith-based school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 2002, Northstar has grown from a student body of 7 students, to one of over 140 diverse and eager young learners. Northstar has earned a reputation as a pioneer and role model in Islamic schooling, employing a range of cutting edge and time-tested educational methods.  With a dynamic curriculum that integrates classical Islamic sciences with a first-rate academic program, Northstar aspires to nurture the “mind, body, and spirit” of its children.


Northstar School aims to promote human excellence by cultivating students, in every grade level, to possess a well-trained mind, healthy body, good manners, and exceptional character.  Northstar provides a holistic education where we present developmentally appropriate curriculum that fosters love of learning, curiosity, mastery of core concepts, imagination, and a deep respect for the natural world in a dynamic way that cultivates spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social growth.

Northstar School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 21
    • Spring Fundraising Dinner: "Planting the Seeds" – 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      @ San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA ( Map)

      Please join us, with Imam Zaid and Shaykh Yahya, for our Spring Dinner celebrating 16 years at Northstar School.
      Register now:

Monday, April 23
    • Earth Day Activities 
    • Muslim Day at the Capitol 
      @ Sacramento, CA ( Map)
Wednesday, April 25
    • Hot Lunch (Kindergarten) – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      @ Northstar School, 22502 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541, USA ( Map)
Friday, April 27
    • Bake Sale (3rd grade) – 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
      @ Northstar School, 22502 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541, USA ( Map)
    • STEAM Night – 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      @ Northstar School, 22502 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541, USA ( Map)

      Join us for an evening of science exploration, investigation, and learning full of fun, hands-on activities, presentations and exhibits for the whole family.

Saturday, May 05
Sunday, May 06
    • Family Hike – 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

      Join us for our monthly family Hike

Thursday, May 10
    • Spring Recital – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 11
    • Camping at the Presidio (Middle School) – May 11 -May 13
    • Field Day (K-5th) – 9:30 am - 10:30 am
      @ Northstar School, 22502 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541, USA ( Map)
Wednesday, May 16
    • Ramadan begins 


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