Western Academy Charter School

Western Academy Charter School has been designated as a Florida School of Excellence!  TOP 5% of all schools in the state based on ELA, Math and Science Achievement -  #1 Charter School in Palm Beach County - #6 Ranked School in the District - #1 School in the Western Communities.

News & Announcements

2018 Stallion Summer Camp

Western Academy is offering a summer camp on Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM starting on June 4, 2018. A before care option (starting at 7:00 AM) is available for an additional charge. Off-site field trips will be offered on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. Camp is open to all students age 5 (by June 5, 2018) through seventh grade.

* Session I - June 4 - June 15
* Session II - June 18 - June 29
*Session III - July 2 - July 13 (Closed July 4th)
*Session IV - July 16 - July 27

The camp fees are $340 for Sessions I, II & IV and $306 for Session III and includes all costs for field trips, breakfast, lunch, and snack. A $35.00 registration fee (per child) will be required to register your child. Each registration fee includes two Western Academy Charter School t-shirts which must be worn on all off-site field trip days.

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1st Day School Supplies

We are excited to announce our continued partnership with 1st Day School Supplies! We have collaborated with 1st Day School Supplies to help parents and teachers get the exact supplies needed for next school year without the hassle and aggravation of shopping. 1st Day School Supplies is convenient, easy and hassle free! Plus, the prices are competitive! So, this summer as the temperature hits over 100 degrees and lines at the checkout counters are a mile long you can purchase school supplies from the comfort of your own home.
These kits include only the items that teachers will be utilizing in their classrooms. It does not include items that students may need to bring to class (pencils or zipped binders) or for specific middle school classes (i.e. science fair boards, memory stick, soil for botany). Teacher will only ask those students who are in their class for those additional items.
Ordering is as easy as going to www.1stDaySchoolSupplies.com and entering our school zip code of 33411 and choosing Western Academy Charter School or going to the link that will be available on our website.
The pricing per grade is as follows:
K-2 $97.00
3-5 $77.00
6-8 $98.00
All orders must be completed by June 15, 2018. All kits will be delivered to the students homeroom teacher even before school starts. So pre-order your next year school supplies today!

Western Academy Charter School Receives Congratuation Notice from Governor Rick Scott on School's Impressive State Ranking

Royal Palm Beach, FL- (January 19, 2018) Western Academy Charter School in Royal Palm Beach is pleased to announce that they received notice from Governor Rick Scott congratulating the school on their state school ranking. Western Academy, an A rated school since 2006, has recently been designated a Florida School of Excellence based on their 2016-2017 state assessment scores. The school has been raked in the top five percent of all schools in the state based on ELA, Math and Science achievement scores. The school has been ranked in the top seven percent of all K-8 schools in the state and in the top nine percent of all charter schools in the state.

“We are ecstatic with the new state ranking! We worked very hard last school year to push our scores up into the top 10 percent so to make it in the top five percent of all schools for student achievement in the state is especially rewarding,” said Linda Terranova, Principal of WACS. “Our ELA proficiency scores increased from top 13 percent to top six percent for all schools and our Science achievement increased from top 11 percent to top four percent for all schools in the state, so the hard work definitely paid off.” The schools’ Math proficiency scores are in the top four percent in the state for all schools.

Western Academy is the number one ranked Charter School in Palm Beach County and is Ranked sixth overall in all of Palm Beach County’s public schools. The school is a not-for-profit charter school which serves Kindergarten through 8th grade students in the western communities.

RANKED #6 IN ALL of Palm Beach County Public Schools

Western Academy Charter Schools Rankings:
TOP 5% of all schools in the state based on ELA, Math and Science Achievement.
#1 Charter School In Palm Beach County
#1 School in the Western Communities
#1 Non-Magnet School in Palm Beach County
#1 K-8th grade school in Palm Beach County
#3 Middle School in Science
This is based on 2016/2017 ELA & Math FSA Scores - Out of 207 Total PBC Public Schools.

WACS is the Proud Parent of Rosie, a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle

Western Academy Charter School is the proud parent of Rosie, a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle currently receiving care at Loggerhead Marinelife Center. She was found in the St. Lucie River by boaters on January 2, 2017 and weighed 55.8 pounds. She ingested fishing line and they will be monitoring the passing of the line closely.

Western Academy Charter won the turtle by participating in a contest of collecting candy wrappers.

Florida School of Excellence

This designation is given by the Florida Department of Education for schools in the top 80th percentile in the state based on state scores for 2 out of 3 years. WACS scored more than 80th percentile for all 3 years. For 16/17 we scored in the 97th percentile for our K-8 Combination school group.

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Upcoming Events

Summer Camp - Session IV
Date: 7/23/2018 7/27/2018, 11:59 PM
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
Date: 8/3/2018 8/5/2018, 11:59 PM
Meet & Greet
Date: 8/10/2018, 8 AM 10 AM
First Day of School
Date: 8/13/2018
Board of Director's Meeting
Date: 8/16/2018, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
SAC Meeting
Date: 8/16/2018, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Holiday - NO SCHOOL
Date: 9/3/2018
CHARACTER COUNTS:Responsibilty Free dress down in you wear Green.
Date: 9/4/2018
Holiday - NO SCHOOL
Date: 9/10/2018
Holiday - NO SCHOOL
Date: 9/19/2018