News and Announcements

2019-2020 NEW SCHOOL YEAR INFORMATION!

Our Meet & Greet with Teachers will be held on Friday, August 9 from 8 AM to 10 AM. We encourage parents to drop off their school supplies on this date. Agendas for grades 2-8 ($7.00), Friday Spirit T-shirts ($10.00), and lockers/locks ($5.00 for MS only) will be available for sale by cash or check only.

This is also the last date to drop off or complete the following information needed to start the school year:
1. Shot Records NO SHOTS - NO SCHOOL - NO KIDDING
2. Physical Records
3. Copy of Birth Certificate
4. Sign up for the Before or After-school Programs - Spots are filling up fast! Don't be put on a wait list.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019.
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Back to School - Sales Tax Holiday (August 2 - 6, 2019)

The sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019 and runs through, August 6, 2019. During the sales tax holiday, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including; certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and computers and certain accessories selling for $1,000 or less, when purchased for noncommercial or personal use.
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Western Academy Student's Amazing Test Results

Western Academy earned an "A" school grade rating again. This is the 13th year Western Academy has earned an A. Not only did we earn an A, but we are one of the highest scoring schools in Palm Beach County! We rank 5th among all elementary schools, 3rd among all middle schools, and 8th among all schools in the district.
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Register Now for Stallion Summer Camp!

Camp Sessions
Session I       June 3—June 14 (2 weeks)
Session II     June 17—June 28 (2 weeks)
Session III   July 1—July 12 (2 weeks) CLOSED JULY 4th
Session IV   July 15—July 26 (2 weeks)
NO CAMP WILL BE OFFERED JULY 29-30 OR IN AUGUST.

Camp Cost
Weeks I, II and IV    $350 for the 2 week session
Week III   $315 for the 2 week session (CLOSED July 4th) 

All sessions are two (2) week session camps and students must pay for both weeks.  There are no refunds for unused or missed days.
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Western Academy Charter School Designated by the Florida Department of Education as a School of Excellence

Western Academy Charter School (WACS) in Royal Palm Beach has recently been designated by the Florida Department of Education as a School of Excellence. Only 63 out of 207 schools in the county were designated a School of Excellence and WACS was one of only four charter schools out of the 50 in Palm Beach County to earn this designation.

The designation came through a program the Florida Legislature created in the Spring of 2007 that allows for schools to be designated as a School of Excellence if the school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for schools comprised of the same grade grouping (i.e. elementary, middle and high school combination) for at least two of the last three school years. Western Academy Charter School is a “Combination” school and scored above the 80th percentile for all three-years. For 2017-2018 school year, WACS scored in the 91st percentile in their group, making the school in the top 10 percent in the State.

“I am so very proud that Western Academy Charter School has been designated by the Florida Department of Education as a School of Excellence,” stated Linda Terranova, Principal of WACS. “My teachers, staff and administration work exceptionally hard every day for the benefit of each individual child and this designation just proves what a high-quality program we have.”
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