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Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

  • Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis
  • 7316 Lindell Blvd. Apt A
  • St. Louis, MO 63130
  • 314-863-0570

Program Description

LATINO YOUTH TUTORING/MENTORING PROGRAMS The Washington University in St. Louis 'Romance Languages Department,' in partnership with Student Union and The Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis, offers the 'Latino Youth Tutoring/Mentoring Programs': three after school programs for underprivileged Latino students K-12 in south St. Louis. Wash Univ student tutors work with about 60 + Latino kids in these programs. The College Prep, Puertas Program, works with first generation of Latino high school juniors & seniors and high school graduates as well. We work with different immigration status, for instance: dreamers, DACA, Resident and American students. All of the Latino Youth Tutoring/Mentoring Programs are homed at St. Cecilia Parish, in south St. Louis. The Latino students that we serve are from different schools in the area of south St. Louis, MO where you find the biggest concentration of the Hispanic population in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, as well as from East St. Louis or towns across the Mississippi river, in Illinois.

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
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Race & Ethnicity

  • Hispanic/Latino: 0%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 10
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 25
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students
  • Undocumented Students (9)


  • More than 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 100%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 85%