Second Charter School to open in Parish | News
Due to the high demand at Lake Charles Charter Academy, a second charter school, Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy, will open in Calcasieu Parish in August of 2012. The new school will be permanently located off I-210 on Nelson Road. Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy will begin classes in a temporary facility and will move to its permanent location in August, 2013. Enrollment is open to all residents of Louisiana. It will be a public charter school; therefore there will be no tuition to attend.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />
Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy, which will be managed by Charter Schools USA (CSUSA), will ultimately serve Kindergarten through eighth grade. In its inaugural year, students will be accepted in grades K-6 with seventh and eighth grade offered in subsequent years. The two-story, 49,904-square-foot building with a 10,760-square-foot gymnasium will serve 591 students in its first year and will serve 860 students at its full capacity.
For application and enrollment information, attend an information session. At this session, parents will receive a confirmation code that will allow them to access the school’s application online. You may also receive enrollment information by calling 866-KIDS-USA.
April information session schedule: (Parents are only required to attend one session)