At A Glance

Our students typically join New Bedford Star Kids Scholarship Program between Kindergarten and Grade Four. For the 2023/24 school year, there are 143 students enrolled in our program.

100% of our students have a parent with a history of incarceration and/or substance abuse

63% of our students live in a single parent household

64% have a parent with both a history of incarceration and substance abuse.

25% of our students are living with a grandparent or extended family members

92% students attend independent or parochial schools; 44 attend public schools; 7 are homeschooled

21 communities served throughout Southeastern Massachusetts

Since the inception of the New Bedford Star Kids Scholarship Program, 88 students have graduated from high school.

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