Awards and Educational Results!
Selected as a “Model Program” by the White House
Selected as a “Model Program” by the U.S. Department of Education
Selected as a “Model Program for the Arts” by the California County Superintendent’s Educational Services Association
Selected as a “Model Program for the Arts” by the Los Angeles County Office of Education
Selected as a “Model Program for the Arts” by the Monterey County Office of Education
Selected as a “Model Program for the Arts” by the San Bernadino County Superintendent of Schools
Selected as the “Gold Standard of After School Programs” by independent evaluators from Los Angeles Unified School District.
Selected as a partner in S.T.E.A.M. Education by LA County Office of Education
Voted by Los Angeles Parents and chosen by LA Parent magazine as:
The Best After School Program
The Best Early Childhood Program
The Best Summer Camp
The Best Art Program
The Best Educational/Tutoring Program
Students Served in Programs: 298,000
Annual Community Outreach : 500,000
Schools Served: 141
School Districts Served: over 60
Percentage of Students Who Received Scholarships: 62%
Educators Served through Professional Development Conferences and Workshops: 185,700
"The STAR program is a highly organized academic support and enrichment program. The two decades of experience that the agency has is evident in the quality of program activities, the professionalism of staff, and the high level of student engagement."
- Dr. Steven Frankel, Research Support Services, LAUSD
"STAR translates to more classroom success!"
- Rona C. Greenstadt, Principal, Dahlia Heights Elementary School
"STAR is a highly effective educational partner. Results, not promises, from this group." - Steve Fisher, Principal, El Rodeo Elementary School
“My son performed at the House of Blues with his RockSTAR band, and it was an event none of us will ever forget!”– Molly Tuttle, STAR Parent
“My daughter found her love of dance in kindergarten at STAR. Through STAR she was able to study ballet, tap, flamenco, Irish dance, cheerleading, twirling, circus training and rhythmic gymnastics. She continues her studies at the Rudra Bejart School in Switzerland, and will be performing throughout Europe and the world, thanks to STAR!” – Tery Arnold, STAR parent
“Our academic performance index increased 36 points, due to a total team effort between the school and the community. Star being a part of our team encouraged the joy of learning.” - Ed Romosky, Principal, Broadway Elementary
“I can’t imagine Canyon Elementary without STAR. Not only is our STAR program a member of our community, but it also energizes and enhances the campus by its presence.” - Carol Henderson, Principal, Canyon Elementary
"El Rodeo is indeed fortunate to have such a wonderful program at our school site. I can say without hesitation that the STAR program has enriched the lives of our students. STAR has provided quality programs and instructors and has always been available to meet the needs of our students and parents." - Stephen Fisher, Principal, El Rodeo Elementary