Primary & Elementary Schools,
Remedial Reading & Encouragement,
Urban & Community Economic Development
Mission: The Rising Star Collaborative Coalition, along with partnerships; seeks to amend and solve the dramatic societal change and shift in education, literacy, health and wellness, the arts, humanities, media, STEM/ technology, community service, entrepreneurship, social and economic development for the growth and sustainability of youths in disadvantaged inner city and urban communities
Results: In 2015 thru 2017 tutors were brought in to assist 2nd-6th graders with academic tutoring, STAAR Prep, and the After-school component (e.g. critical thinking activities, mentoring, health & wellness, etiquette, community and parent workshops & etc). Our success: Students started the 1st semester with C's, D's & F's and ended up on A/B or All A's Honor Roll during the remaining school semesters. All 5th graders either received academic excellence on STAAR or scores in the 1560-1600's. 3rd and 4th graders also excelled on STAAR. Several students also placed in the Science Fair.
In Spring of 2015, as concerned parents, we volunteered and purchased STAAR material and tutored 15 3rd graders for the STAAR all 14 students passed except for 1.
Target demographics: Under-serve, low income youth in the community with Tutoring and After-School Program
Direct beneficiaries per year: 26 students
Geographic areas served: Houston,Texas
Programs: Academic Tutoring, STAAR Prep, Reading/Literacy, Mentoring, Entrepreneurship, STEM/Technology, Health and Wellness, Physical Activities, Dance, Journalism/Media and much more