Since 1990, Star Academy has provided students with an exceptional educational program where they experience success and develop a love for learning. What makes Star an extraordinary school for students with learning differences?
  • Calm, supportive and nurturing environment: School feels safe as part of a warm, supportive community, often for the first time.
  • Individualized: The entire program is individualized to meet the needs of each student and emphasizing students’ strengths and interests to keep them fully engaged and build self-confidence.
  • Proven Effective: All teaching methods used are research-based, multi-sensory, and proven effective for students with learning differences.
  • One on One Support: Students spend significant time working one-on-one and in small groups with specialists on very focused goals.
  • 360 Degree View of Child: Academic, Social, Emotional, Physical.

Our Specialists

Star students have access to numerous specialists in the course of their school day, depending on their individual needs including:
  • Speech Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orton Gillingham method of Structured Literacy Support
  • Multi-Sensory Language Therapy
  • Social Communication and Social Skills Groups
  • Emotional Wellness (mindfulness)
  • Assistive Technology


Contact Jaime Craine, Director of Admissions
(415) 456-8727 ext. 112

Interested in our Post-High School Program for ages 18-22?
Contact Tamara Greenleaf
Attend an Open House. Head of School Sheila Reilly hosts monthly informational sessions. She is joined by Director of Admissions Jaime Craine.

Click a convenient date below to RSVP. You will be emailed a confirmation along with directions to Star. 

All are Thursdays from 10:30am to 11:45am.
    • Meet Ethan's Parents

Bruce & Lynne, parents of Ethan

"These are his people, and they get him."

Disclaimer: Star Academy is NOT Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes nor is it affiliated with, certified, endorsed, licensed, monitored or sponsored by Lindamood-Bell, Nanci Bell, Phyllis Lindamood or Pat Lindamood. Lindamood-Bell – an international organization creating and implementing unique instructional methods and programs for quality intervention to advance language and literacy skills – in no way endorses or monitors the services provided by Star Academy. Star Academy may not recommend and/or provide the Lindamood-Bell methodologies at the same frequency and/or duration as the methodologies recommended and/or provided at the Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Centers.