We are PUENTE

“Everyone deserves access to quality education.
We’re moving the needle of achievement, guided by our unique approach that educates the whole student within the context of their family and community.”

Jerome Greening, PUENTE CEO

Our Impact

Programs

Children

Preschool, Charter Elementary School, and Summer Camp

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Youth

College and
Career Program

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Adults

ESL, High School Diploma & Equivalency, and Career Skills

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Community

Wrap-around Services, Workshops, and more

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resources for parents
and students

Recent PUENTE news

PUENTE Earns the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency

PUENTE Earns the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency

At PUENTE, we strive to be worthy of your trust. That’s why we are pleased to share that GuideStar, a leading charity watchdog organization, has awarded us with its 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency—the highest level of achievement. We hope that this affirmation from...

Preparing for a Safe Re-Opening

Preparing for a Safe Re-Opening

This week marks one year since PUENTE transitioned to distance learning and remote operations. I vividly recall gathering all our staff for a final in-person meeting last March. As a team, we committed to keeping services available and accessible throughout the...

Grab & Go Book Distributions

Grab & Go Book Distributions

Especially during the pandemic, students from low-income communities face significant barriers to education, including a lack of age-appropriate books and other learning materials at home. That’s why PUENTE is distributing free “grab and go” learning materials every...

Avanzado Through College

Avanzado Through College

PUENTE's College and Career Program supports first-generation students persist through college, in affiliation with Líderes Avanzano through College from UnidosUS. PUENTE holds monthly virtual workshops that promote: Building relationships Mental health awareness...