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