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, March 24
    • Sisters' Paint Session – 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
      @ 1251 Laverock Ln, Alamo, CA 94507, USA ( Map)

      Please join us for a Northstar Sisters’ Paint Session with local Bay Area artist, Sr. Sophia Sattar.  Participants will have the opportunity to blend a unique amalgamation of art, East and West, classic and contemporary.  We will be painting the sample shown on the right.  This event will take place on Saturday, March 17 from 11am to 2pm in a natural, vineyard setting, located in a beautiful, outdoor studio in Alamo (map).  Registration will be $35 per person. Light refreshments will be served.  Spaces will be limited, so please register early. All proceeds will benefit Northstar School, in sha Allah.

Friday, March 30
Sunday, April 01
    • Family Hike – 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

      Join us for our monthly family Hike

Monday, April 02
    • Spring Break – Apr 2 -Apr 6
Wednesday, April 11
    • Hot Lunch (1st grade) – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      @ Northstar School, 22502 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541, USA ( Map)
Tuesday, April 17
    • Lifetouch - Spring pictures – 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
      @ Northstar School ( Map)

      Optional - Spring Pictures for those students interested to order

Saturday, April 21
    • Spring Fundraiser (Tentative) – 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, April 23
    • Earth Day Activities 
    • Muslim Day at the Capitol 
      @ Sacramento, CA ( Map)
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