Why diversity is so important
Family Star Montessori’s diversity is “program-wide” – a microcosm of the world. Students and families of all backgrounds and abilities interact, learn, and play together – just as they do in the real world.
There are many dimensions of diversity at Family Star Montessori.
Family Star’s Ethnicity Distribution
- 2% Asian
- 1% Native American
- 1% other
- 49% Latino
- 30% Caucasian
- 10% African American
- 7% Bi-racial
Family Star Student Economic Background
- 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
30% of our families speak Spanish as their primary language.
Student with Disabilities
14-16% of our students have documented disabilities.
Students at Family Star Montessori have the added benefit of bilingual learning. We strive to have one English-speaking teacher and one Spanish-speaking teacher in every classroom.