Westlake Charter School is a K-8th grade public elementary school created by parents and educators in the Natomas area. We opened our doors in 2005 and continue to grow serving more and more students each year.
Westlake Charter School students are EXPLORERS! Our curriculum focuses on diversity and appreciation of different cultures, while promoting academic excellence and foreign language acquisition. We offer various specialty classes to all of our students including Art, Physical Education, and Spanish. Our middle school program focuses on Math, Science and Technology and is executed through the use of iPads. Westlake Charter School and Westlake Charter Middle School have small class sizes of 20 students in K-3rd grade and 28 students in 4th-8th grade.
First time visitors to Westlake Charter School often remark, “What a warm and inviting school!” Creating a school that is caring and open is absolutely critical in working successfully with our children and families. Students who feel safe, secure, and appreciated gain a love of learning and will be successful scholars.
Westlake Charter School’s professional staff is relentless in seeking and trying research-based best practices that engage every student. Our lessons are hands-on and differentiated to meet the diverse needs of all students. Our teachers display a never-ending commitment to improving their own expertise. Furthermore, we would not be as successful without the support and involvement of our parents. Our parent group is outstanding in helping us achieve our goals by volunteering their time in class, fundraising for our unique programs, and providing endless words of encouragement and support. Our school team is second to none!
WCS's primary mission is to prepare elementary students with the skills necessary for life-long learning by providing a physically and emotionally safe learning environment that supports academic risk-taking, invites student participation and structures cooperative learning experiences.Key Features of WCS Include
Westlake Charter School is authorized by the Natomas Unified School District
An informative flyer is available for you to print and share with others as you share the Charter's vision and solicit support.