Why diversity is so important
Family Star’s diversity is “program-wide” – a microcosm of the world. Students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds interact with each other to ensure proper human development.
There are many dimensions of diversity at Family Star.
Family Star’s Ethnicity Distribution
- 49% Latino
- 30% Caucasian
- 10% African American
- 7% Bi-racial
- 2% Asian
- 1% Native American
- 1% other
30% of our families speak Spanish as their primary language.
- 65-75% of our students come from families living in poverty
- 25-35% of our students come from families who can afford to pay full tuition
12-14% of our students have documented disabilities.
Dual Language Learning
Students at Family Star have the added benefit of dual language learning. Most of our teachers are not only bilingual, but can teach both English and Spanish.