Guadalupe Centers, High School

Public Charter • 9-12

Our Mission

Guadalupe Centers will empower students to success in college and in their chosen professions and will prepare them to be productive members in the community.

Tuition: NO Tuition
Transportation provided
After-Care only
Participating SchoolAppKC School

Points of Pride

We have a rigorous college preparatory curriculum including Advanced Placement course, Dual Credit, and Dual enrollment courses.
We are 1 out of 240 schools nationwide selected to implement an Early College High School model which provides the opportunity for students to earn up to 60 college credits from the University of Missouri-KC, Penn Valley Community College, and Manual Career and Technical Center.
In 2013, we received the Charter School of the Year Award from the Missouri Charter Public School Association.

Guadalupe Centers, High School

1524 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64127
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Guadalupe Centers, High School

School Details

Year Established: 1999
Total Enrollment: 422
School Type: Public Charter
Sponsor: Missouri Charter Public School Commission
School Hours: 8:50 am - 3:55 pm


Tuition: NO Tuition


Feeder Schools

Receive Special Ed Services
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs

  • Early College

Arts Programs

  • Band
  • Drum/Percussion
  • Instrumental Music
  • Mariachi
  • Painting
  • Visual Arts

Sports Programs

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Cross Country (Boys)
  • Cross Country (Girls)
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Boys)
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wrestling (Boys)
  • Wrestling (Girls)

Clubs & Activities

  • Chess Club
  • Spirit Squad

Social Services

  • BackSnack Program
  • Interpreters
  • Learning Support Specialists
  • School Breakfast
  • School Counselor
  • School Lunch
  • School Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist

Family Engagement

  • Evening Family Events
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences

Application Details

Although many schools have application deadlines, most continue to accept applications for available seats on an ongoing basis.

Application Open: November 12, 2022
Application Close: March 1, 2023
Offer Date: March 6, 2023

Students must live within the KCPS boundaries.

How to Apply

Guadalupe Centers High School is one of the Kansas City schools working together to simplify their initial application process into one easy form – SchoolAppKC – that you can fill out on any electronic device.

Note: If they do not have space, you may choose to remain on their waiting list.

Admission Preferences

  • Siblings
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Enrollment Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Birth Certificate
  • Current Immunization Record or Religious Exemption Statement
  • Most recent report card/transcript (not required for kindergarten applicants)

Public schools also require:

  • Proof of Address (also called “Proof of Residency”)
  • Parent or guardian photo ID

Standardized Test Results


* Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.


* Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests are scored (or graded) according to four achievement levels: Below Basic, Basic, Proficient, and Advanced. The number shown here is the percentage of students who scored Proficient or Advanced. When comparing scores between years, please remember that the test Missouri gives has changed several times.

Please note that private schools are not required to participate in these exams.

In 2019, the average English score in Missouri was 48.7%; the average Math score was 41.9%, source

Attendance Rate 90/90


Schools strive to have at least 90% of their students achieve a 90% attendance rate because kids learn best when they’re in school.

In 2019, 87.3% of Missouri students were in attendance at least 90% of the time, source.

Student Outcomes

* Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.