Youth & Education Services

La Escuelita Pre-School

The Hispanic Center of West Michigan is a partner site for the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative Preschool Programs. Located at the San Juan Diego Academy, La Escuelita are two free bilingual classrooms designed to increase the accessibility of early scholastic resources for vulnerable children and provide quality education to children and provide quality education to children
in our neighborhoods.

Download the 2018-2019 Parent Handbook here

For more information, please contact Celeny Quintino, Director of la Escuelita.


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Youth Education Services

Emily Sanchez

Youth Program Coordinator

Mondays to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Hispanic Center

D (616) 888-2851

Youth Services

Our Youth Program Coordinator also provides support as students navigate the process of college applications and FAFSA. She also helps parents navigate the school enrollment process across Grand Rapids. ​