Guadalupe Centers High School
The vision of Guadalupe Centers Alta Vista High School it to prepare students to succeed in college and in their chosen professions and empower them to be productive members in the community. Therefore, we provide a comprehensive education program that ensures each student is college and career ready and has the skills required to be successful in the post-high school environment, including a 4-year university, 2 year community college, a technical school, trade apprenticeships, military, or the general workforce.
We offer a wide range of opportunities through numerous partnerships with other organizations including the Early College Program, Health Start Academy, Manual Career and Technical Center, ESCALERA Program, and many others.
We take a whole child approach by addressing students’ and families’ needs and providing wrap around health and social services through the Guadalupe Centers and other agencies. We take pride in delivering a high quality education to all students and establishing a culture of community where high expectations comes with high supports and strong teacher-student relationships is key to success.
As a result of our students’ achievements, in 2013 Alta Vista High School was recognized by the Missouri Public Charter School Association as “The Missouri Charter of the Year.” We have maintained an average of 75% post-secondary enrollment rate for the last three years. More students are earning dual college credits before graduation than ever before. We have expanded and grown to serve over 375 students. Most importantly, our students and families know they have someone they can count on and trust for academic, social, and cultural support.