all stars

DePelchin Children’s Center understands the importance of character development and partners with schools to help students make positive life choices. All Stars is offered to students in grades 5th-8th.

All Stars is an evidenced-based educational program thatpromotes an interest in learning and encourages cooperation among students.  The primary goal of All Stars is to prevent youth from engaging in behaviors that will put their health and well-being at risk.  The effects of the program range from increased academic achievement to reductions in problem behaviors. These results have been replicated in diverse settings. For more than 25 years, All Stars has been helping to create a positive learning environment for students.

Eligibility Criteria

All Stars is a free program for elementary and middle school students attending classes in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Program Components

The evidence-based program is composed of 13 individual sessions. Each session is approximately 45 minutes in length and offers students the opportunity to participate individually and as a group.


This grant funded program will utilize the evidence-based curriculum All Stars to provide prevention education and character development to students in grades 5th-8th.  The curriculum focuses on improving student’s academics, behavior and character with age-appropriate lessons and activities at each stage of the program. The program is covered by funding through the Department of State Health Services (DSHS).


For more information or to bring the All Stars program to your school, call (713) 802-6324 or email Lesly Coleman at