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Guadalupe Center Inc.

  • Guadalupe Center Inc.
  • 509 Hope Circle
  • Immokalee, FL 34142
  • (239) 657-7153

Program Description

The Guadalupe Center is committed to providing children of Immokalee access to high-quality, innovative academic and special support programs strategically designed to start from six weeks of age and continue through college graduation. The organizationâ??s focus is on the most critical periods of a childâ??s education: early education, reducing the achievement gap, and college preparation and success. Three core programs provide over 1,100 children in Immokalee with the hope of a prosperous and productive life.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 0%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 80%
  • African American: 20%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 80
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 690
  • Post-secondary: 120
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students
  • Undocumented Students (8)

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Allegheny College (1)
  • Arcadia University (11)
  • Augustana College - Illinois (2)
  • Bowdoin College (3)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (1)
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (1)
  • Cornell University (1)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (1)
  • Florida State University (12)
  • Michigan State University (3)
  • University of Florida (12)
  • University of Miami (2)

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 98%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 73%