Lake Charles College Prep is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades 9-12 who reside in Calcasieu Parish. For the 2014-2015 school year, Lake Charles College Prep will offer classes for students in 9th grade. Subsequent grades will be added each year. Lake Charles College Prep is governed by the Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy Foundation, Inc. and a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.
Lake Charles College Prep provides students with the necessary tools and skills needed to develop superior levels of achievement. We strive for academic, social and physical excellence by providing a quality and challenging curriculum. We promote positive moral and social values, foster an atmosphere of self-discipline in a safe learning environment, and maximize individual productivity to meet the needs of a changing global society. Lake Charles College Prep students will be able to maximize their potential for successfully actualizing their goals with confidence and intrinsic motivation, thereby enabling each student to become a lifelong learner and strong functional contributor to their local community as well as their global community.
Charter schools are tuition-free public schools of choice, but each charter school is governed independently. Unlike traditional public schools, every charter school must demonstrate success, or it will lose its charter.
CSUSA is one of the largest providers of charter school management services in the nation. CSUSA manages private and municipal charters for grades Pre-K through 12.
For more information on Charter Schools USA, please visit www.charterschoolsusa.com.