A culture of commitment.

North Star Charter staff started a strategic effort three years ago to develop student-teacher relationships.

About Us

NSCS High offers a rigorous college preparatory education within a small school experience. The advanced curriculum ensures core academic needs are met while students are challenged to meet their full potential in the midst of a close-knit and safe community. NSCS High has been named as one of America’s most challenging High Schools by the Washington Post. The 11th and 12th grades offer the prestigious college preparatory International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

  • Small school environment with a low student/teacher ratio
  • A rigorous, honors curriculum preparing 9th and 10 grade students for the IB program
  • Opportnity to participate in the prestigious, college preparatory IB program
  • Electives offered: choir, band, art, computer science, robotics, marketing, PE
  • Sports and Clubs offered: cross country, volleyball, basketball, track, ski club, student council, International Club, Anime Club, National Honors Society, DECA

Class Schedule | Curricular Activities

North Star’s educational philosophy incorporates high expectations for achievement for both academics and behaviors in the grades 9 — 12. It emphasizes the use of technology and includes an economics thread that is interwoven at all grade levels.

In line with our charter, our High School (grades 9 – 12) offers an emphasis on courses in business and economics.

9-12 Faculty

North Star supports student achievement and success through a strong partnership between our families and the School.

Your job, as parent, is essential in your child’s learning success. North Star believes that a child’s academic success is infinitely strengthened by a solid academic and community foundation. Parents work together with the teachers and administrators to create a positive learning environment both academically and socially.

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Our Mission & Vision

North Star Charter School provides students a world-class education characterized by a safe, supportive and structured learning climate that encourages high academic achievement, intellectual confidence, leadership and virtuous citizenship.


839 N. Linder Road
Eagle, ID 83616

School Hours

M-F: 8am – 4pm
Weekends: Closed

Phone & Email

208-939-9600 (Main Office)
208-939-9645 (Attendance Line)
FAX: 208-939-6090

Our Principal

Andy Horning

Head Of School, Secondary Principal

A Word

From Our Principal

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” ~ John Wooden

Our Upcoming Curricular Events & Activities

There are no upcoming events at this time

Our News & Announcements

Check out latest North Star news and announcements! 

US News Ranking #1 In Idaho

US News Ranking #1 In Idaho

Students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate coursework and exams. The IB participation rate at North Star Charter School is 100%. The total minority enrollment is 15%. North Star Charter School is the only high school in the North Star Charter School Inc. District

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School Board Elections

School Board Elections

North Star School Board Elections will be held May 4 – May 14th. This year we have three new candidates that are running for election. Please click on the link above to view these candidates, their Board applications and personal resumes.

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North Star Track Senior Athlete – Josh Nichols

North Star Track Senior Athlete – Josh Nichols

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate Josh Nichols, the only senior on our track team, for all of his achievements and dedication through the years while representing North Star. Josh qualified to state all 4 years of high school.

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Middle & High School FALL SPORTS MEETING

 Fall Middle & High School Sports Meeting Attention All Middle and High School Students and Parents: Preparation for this season's Fall Athletic Programs is underway. North Star currently offers cross country and volleyball for grades 7-12.  Parents and students...

ELEMENTARY Information

Elementary Families,   Below you'll find important elementary (grades K-5) information to help you gear up for school and plan: SAVE THE DATE There will be more info to come as the events get closer August 15th from 4:30-5:30 :  Meet and Greet (drop off supplies...


Below you will find the summer information for students interested in Girls High School Volleyball (grades 9-12). Mandatory Informational Meeting: August 10th  at 6 p.m. in the North Star Cafe   FORMS AND PAYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED INTO ME BY AUGUST 10th IN...


Secondary North Star Families,   I hope everyone has had a great start to their summer and enjoyed the holiday weekend. Next week Coach Dillon will start Running Club for all 6th-12th students interested in Cross Country. Please see below for specific dates and...


Parents, Please see the below classroom supply lists for each grade level. This will allow families to catch deals and spread spending out over the summer. Please note that if finances are an issue, only buy what you are able to do. These are suggested supply list and...

Get In Touch

Location: 839 N. Linder Rd., Eagle, Idaho 83616

Telephone: 208-939-9600 (Main Office)

Email: info@northstarcharter.org

School Office Hours: M-F: 8am - 3pm

North Star Charter School is a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions to the school are considered tax-deductible.

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North Star Charter School (NSCS) is a K-12 public charter school located in Eagle, Idaho. Founded in 2003, NSCS provides students a world-class education characterized by a safe, supportive and structured learning climate that encourages high academic achievement, intellectual confidence, leadership and virtuous citizenship. The school’s charter articulates the vision of its founders to think critically and to become virtuous citizen leaders in our local and world community.

We Look Forward to Getting to Know Your Family!

Our main admission entry points are kindergarten, sixth,  and ninth grades. Applications for other grade-levels are fully considered, but admission is solely based on space availability due to student attrition.


NSCS is committed to improving student achievement through high expectations for student engagement and meaningful preparation for postsecondary education and careers. Explore our Elementary, Middle and High School divisions.


North Star athletics is committed to developing our student-athletes in an educational-based environment. Through a positive coaching atmosphere, student-athletes will be encouraged to expand their athletic abilities. 


Our students receive an exceptional learning experience enabling them to reach their full potential and discover their place in a world of possibilities.

208-939-9600 (Main Office)
208-939-9645 (Attendance Line)
FAX: 208-939-6090

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