NorthStar's approach to the support and transformation of enrolled students is structured with the framework of positive psychology, resilience science, relational assets and strength-based intervention.

Students have the right to:

1. SECURITY: To experience emotionally and physically safe environments
2. BELONGING: To find positive, supportive connections that foster personal resilience
3. ACCEPTANCE: To display personal assets and find avenues to pursue positive strengths
4. INDEPENDENCE: To grow along with others and enhance the development of one's capacities
5. RELATIONSHIPS: To have a full-range of quality relationships with peers and adults
6. ACHIEVEMENT: To feel pride and accountability that results in personal mastery
7. SUCCESS: To expand their ability to find goodness in life and know that success is possible