Manzanita Charter Middle School

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A public cooperative charter school in Richmond, California,
serving grades 6th thru 8th.

Manzanita Charter Middle School

A California Distinguished School

Manzanita's Charter has been Renewed!

Thank you to our Richmond City Council Members for supporting the Richmond community:
Jovanka Beckles, Gayle McLaughlin, Jael Myrick and Eduardo Martinez

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Our School

Manzanita Charter Middle School, serving the 6th, 7th and 8th grades, is a small parent cooperative middle school with a strong commitment to excellence in academics and the arts taught within a safe, secure and nurturing community. Manzanita is a family cooperative. That means that the school's parents and families collaborate to ensure the needs of the community are met on a daily basis. Parents serve on the Board of Directors, work in the classroom, chaperone on field trips, supervise during lunchtime, clean the school facilities and translate at meetings.

Manzanita was founded in 2000 in Richmond California, became a California Distinguished School in 2005, a California Certified Charter School in 2007, and was voted Best Public Charter School in Contra Costa County in 2012. In 2013-2014 29% of Manzanita students were English Language Learners and 80% of students participated in the Free & Reduced Lunch program.

Facility Rentals

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area's East Bay, in Contra Costa County, Manzanita also offers Facility Rentals for events such as weddings, corporate mixers and birthday parties.


Washington DC Trip Meeting
Thursday, May 21, 4:00-4:30pm

Membership Meeting
Tuesday, June 2, 7:00pm

8th Grade Graduation
Thursday, June 4, 6:30pm
DeJean Middle School

8th Grade Dance
Friday, June 5, 6:00-10:00pm

Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 16, 7:00pm

Casini Ranch

6th Grade Trip
Casini Ranch

May 26 - 28

Washington DC

8th Grade Trip
Washington DC

May 26 - June 1

Monday, May 25 | Memorial Day | No School

Tuesday, June 2 | Staff Collaboration | Minimum Day (12:15 Dismissal)

Friday, June 5 | Last Day of School | Minimum Day (12:15 Dismissal)

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2925 Technology Court, Richmond, CA 94806 | 510-222-3500 Phone | 510-222-3555 Fax

Copyright © 2000-2014 Manzanita Charter Middle School. All rights reserved. Manzanita is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization.
Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID #68-0450000.

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