About Starshine

In The Beginning...

Since its inception in 2002, STARSHINE ACADEMY has captured the attention of the community, garnered endorsements from educational leaders and legislators, and praise from the United Nations. STARSHINE ACADEMY is proud of the Awards and Honors received over the years and for the support from the many wonderful parents, students, community partners, and volunteers who have helped to create the right atmosphere for learning, positive thought, tolerance, and peace.

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  • Arizona Department of Education Spotlight on Success Award-Category: High School Renewal
    *On May 16, 2007 Superintendent Tom Horne presented STARSHINE ACADEMY with this prestigious award for innovative
    implementation of Individualized Learning Plans for High School students.
    Click here for more information on this prestigious award.(THIS FILE NOT FOUND)

  • STARSHINE ACADEMY will host the 10th Annual United Nations North American Peace Pals
    Art Competition and Exhibition


  • Arizona Interfaith Movement Golden Rule Award-Category: Top Educator
    Recipient: Patricia (Adams) McCarty

  • STARSHINE ACADEMY Hosted the 9th Annual United Nations North American Peace Pals
    Art Competition and Exhibition


  • United Nations: Named STARSHINE ACADEMY One of the Best Examples of World Peace

  • STARSHINE ACADEMY Hosted the 8th Annual United Nations International Peace Pals Art
    Competition and Exhibition


  • Los Angeles Music Awards-Category: HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR
    Recipient: Patricia (Adams) McCarty
    *This award honored the founder of STARSHINE ACADEMY and the schools’ mission of providing an excellent education to
    at-risk students while supporting the community as well.

  • Rotary Leadership Camp Award

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