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Our Mission

Connecting Waters Charter Schools is a collaborative educational community promoting academic excellence in preparing students for college and career while providing individualized public education through challenging, unique, and varied learning.

  • Tuition free, publicly funded TK-12 education
  • Generous Instructional Funding
  • A team approach with Department Specialists, Guidance Counseling, Special Education, Curriculum, and English Language Learner Departments, along with Advisors, Education Specialists, and Highly Qualified Teachers (HQTs)
  • Parent and Teacher collaboration to meet student needs through parent training and school governance
  • Credentialed teachers who meet with students on a monthly, bi-monthly or weekly basis
  • A focus on academic excellence and career readiness
  • Flexible options for curriculum, scheduling, class and learning choices
  • Free a-g classes
  • Mobile science labs (NEW!)
  • Nearly 1,000 vendors and curriculum options
  • Additional Education Specialist Services
  • Tutoring
  • Personalized education plans for all students, at all levels
  • Classes, tutoring and online programs to strengthen K-8 foundational skills and concepts
  • Opportunities for students of all ages to address learning deficits and cultivate special interests or talents
  • Accredited, college approved courses
  • Western Association for Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation for thirteen years
  • Art, music, foreign languages, technology
  • Career Technical Education (CTE) program offering
  • Certification in Financial Literacy - in the State of California, only Connecting Waters and Los Angeles Unified School District offers this unique certification!
  • Internship type learning experiences in health careers
  • Internship type learning experiences in child development and early childhood education
  • AP courses and concurrent enrollment with community colleges
  • UC Eligibility in the Local Context program - the top tier of our rising Senior class is given guaranteed admission to University of California