Western Academy Charter School

WACS IS NOW IN THE TOP 17% OF THE STATE - This ranking places us at 540 out of 3,265 schools overall.  This is up from the last ranking where we were in the Top 20%.

News & Announcements

SPRING PICTURES TOMORROW! Click here for details!!

Thursday, January 18th, is spring picture day! Students have a free dress down :) All students will have a their picture taken with their class and individual pictures are optional.

Individual pictures will ONLY be taken of those that have an order form and money or have paid online.

If you pay online, PLEASE turn in your envelope with your online payment code!

Order online: www.mylifetouch.com
Enter our Picture Day ID
Individual ID: ST016006Q0
Class Pic ID: ST 016023G0

Western Charter donated to PBSO!

Western Charter Academy donated a van full of toys to PBSO District 9 to help bring holiday cheer to those who need it most. The school also adopted a family and worked with PBSO and West Palm PD to deliver those gifts. Thank you Western Charter Academy staff and families for helping make a positive difference in the community.

Western Academy Charter School - State Rankings

Based on 2015-2016 testing, Western Academy has the following rankings: 

* ELA Achievement - Top 7% of ALL schools in the state
* Math Achievement -  Top 4% of ALL schools in the state
* K-8 School - Top 5% of ALL K-8 Combo schools in the state
* Charter Schools - Top 7% of ALL Charter Schools in the state
 
This ranking places us at 540 out of 3,265 schools so our Overall State ranking is Top 17%. This is up from the last ranking where we were in the Top 20%.
 
In addition, Western Academy beat the District and State in every subject in every grade level!

6th Grade Fossil Dig

Thirty five Western Academy 6th grade students and parents participated in a fossil dig in Arcadia, Florida.

Western Academy Receives 5 Star Award for the 2015-2016 School Year!

The School District of Palm Beach County celebrated its Five Star Schools during a special awards breakfast. The Five Star School Award was created by the Florida Department of Education's Commissioner's Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement. Western Academy has received the 5 Star Schools award since the 2009-2010 school year and is the only charter school in Palm Beach County to receive the award.

Exciting News - Prime Time Palm Beach County

Western Academy Charter School is excited to announce that our middle school students in our after school program have been invited to participate in Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.

Western Academy Charter School Goes For The "Green"

Royal Palm Beach, FL- With their successful STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) program entering its second year, Western Academy Charter School wanted to enrich their program by adding an environmental component. To this end they decided to go for the "green" and work toward becoming a green school through Pine Jog Environmental Green School Recognition Program.

**See the attached press release for the full story**

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Upcoming Events

Gr. 7 ELA Winter Diagnostic Test
Date: 1/19/2017
Spring Pictures/No Uniform
Date: 1/19/2017
Tutoring for Middle School
Date: 1/19/2017, 3 PM 4 PM
Board of Director's Meeting
Date: 1/19/2017, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
SAC Meeting
Date: 1/19/2017, 6:30 PM 7 PM
Dress Down - $1.00
Date: 1/20/2017
Gr. 7 Math Winter Diagnostic Test
Date: 1/20/2017
Middle School After-School Sports: Flag Football
Date: 1/20/2017, 3 PM 5 PM
Gr. 7 Civics Winter Diagnostic Test
Date: 1/23/2017
Chorus Practice
Date: 1/23/2017, 2:30 PM 3:30 PM