What is NCStar?

  • NCStar is a web-based tool that guides a district or School Improvement Team in charting its improvement and managing the continuous improvement process.  It is required to have the school Title I plan documented in the school improvement plan on the NCStar platform.


  • Indistar & NCStar

    NCStar is powered by Indistar, the national platform (which is why the names NCStar and Indistar are often used interchangeably) that guides high-quality work by schools or district leadership teams with built-in flexibility to set direction personalized to the needs of the team.

    There are five (5) levels of access to NCStar:

    Engaged Parties

    Access Level

    Principal/Process Manager

    Shared between the two roles, both users have full editing

    District Support & Improvement Team

    Full visibility and coaching comments

    Leadership Team (School Improvement Team members)

    Full visibility


    Full visibility and coaching comments


    Only allows for visibility of the plan, members, agendas, minutes