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Low income no longer means a low educational standard

A common problem among low-income families and neighborhoods is a lack of support to supplement their children's education. These families are either forced to keep their children in an undesirable situation, or their children grow up lacking an educational standard which ultimately prevents them from finding future success in our society.

Often the will to help at-risk students is very low as most people may fail to relate to their condition. As a result, the need to provide them with a better education goes unmet.

Connect with a program that flat out works!

You probably understand the need to contribute but are disappointed with the performance of most programs. Wouldn't you prefer a program that facilitates a rigorous and nurturing environment and empowers your child to shine and excel? If you’re looking for a proven success model you can be confident is a results-oriented program for our youth, look no further!

Two grade levels forward

S.T.A.R.S. is a program that has been proven to increase performance levels by as much as 2 grade levels, with similar movement in grades and test scores. S.T.A.R.S. is a place where students can benefit from strong mentoring as well as role models dedicated to their success. It is a program where every dollar you invest will be directed towards a predictable success outcome.

The S.T.A.R.S. Academy has excelled in this regard by providing help to hundreds of students. We hire 45 certified teachers with proven knowledge of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Due to support through donations and partnerships, S.T.A.R.S. has expanded to a second service site, thereby increasing the number of students that can be served on a single Saturday.

Beyond core educational reinforcement

Our successful academic structure provides mentorship to children who are in immediate need of positive role models and academic reinforcement, without losing any valuable time in modeling positive behavior and acquiring the tools for educational success. These youth can immediately experience the benefits of having a network of caring, adult professionals in their daily lives, and begin to lay the foundation towards becoming healthy, productive and successful adults.

By investing in our program, you will be directly able to serve the needs of countless children and help our community grow even further. You will find the satisfaction that every penny of your investment is being used to nurture and care for care for children who currently facing a bleak future and a low standard of educational assistance.

Here is what one of the parents has to say about S.T.A.R.S. Academy:

"I am a single mother of two little boys that was struggling really bad in school. With me new to the area I didn’t have a clue or whom I could turn to because calling tutoring places was costing way too much. Then a friend referred me to the S.T.A.R.S. Math & English Academy, and we were welcome with open arms. Once my kids started taking classes there my kid’s teachers notice a difference in them. My youngest teacher once explained if we didn’t get any help, he was going to be held back from going to the next grade level. But as of now I don’t have to worry about that because I was informed that both my kids would be passing on to the next grade level. I am very excited about putting my kids back in the program because it helps the kids also single mothers that don’t have the money to pay."

As S.T.A.R.S. is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, your investment in S.T.A.R.S. Academy and our students is tax deductible. Contact us today to get more information on investing in S.T.A.R.S.!

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