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Nationally Accredited

The Guadalupe Center's Early Childhood Education Program is accredited by NAC - the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs, and APPLE - Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment.

100% High School Graduation Rate

For nearly a decade, 100% of Tutor Corps high school seniors have graduate high school and been accepted into a post-secondary institution. Over 90% of Guadalupe Center college students graduate with a college degree.

1,100 Students

The Guadalupe Center provides three educational programs to over 1,100 students in Immokalee, Florida: Early Childhood Education, After-school Tutoring and Summer Enrichment, and College Preparatory Tutor Corps.

97% Economically Needy

More than 97% of students in Immokalee's public schools qualify as economically needy.

41% In Poverty

According to a recent US Census, 41% of persons in Immokalee live at or below the poverty level.

Over 30 Years

The Guadalupe Center has served the community of Immokalee for over 30 years. Three core educational programs have been proven effective at breaking the cycle of poverty, impacting students, families and a community for the better.

News & Announcements

Linda Yost named Chair of Guadalupe Center’s Board of Trustees.

Linda Yost was recently elected as Chair of Guadalupe Center’s Board of Trustees. A member of the Board since 2013, Yost has been instrumental in planning and executing Guadalupe’s largest fundraisers including 2016’s aqua held at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort that raised $1.2 million, as well as this year’s Guadalupe Center Charity Golf Classic at the Vineyards Country Club.


The Guadalupe Center has received a $10,000 grant from the ExEL Foundation for its Early Childhood Education Program in Immokalee. The Program provides education in English for 270 children from infancy through five years of age in preparation for Kindergarten. There are currently 415 children on the waitlist for this program.


Dazzle, Guadalupe Center’s 2017 signature event, held on January 11th at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, raised a record $1.5 million to benefit the children and families of Immokalee, and to provide critical funding for the Early Childhood Education Program.

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