Manzanita Charter Middle School
Manzanita Charter Middle School is a public cooperative charter school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. It is designed to educate middle school students whose parents and guardians value participation in their student's learning. We opened our doors in the fall of 2000 with one class of 6th and 7th graders. We now serve over 100 students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
- Public: We are free of charge and funded by the State of California
- Cooperative: We are made up of families who are Involved in virtually every aspect of running our school. Our teachers are Dedicated Professionals
- Charter: We are governed by our Charter Document
Manzanita's Charter, approved by The West Contra Costa Unified School District, sets out how the school is run. This document publicly available and may be reviewed on our Documents page.
Manzanita Charter Middle School prepares students academically and socially to be wellrounded individuals who contribute positively to themselves, their families, the community, and our world.
Manzanita Charter Middle School places a strong emphasis on an academic curriculum, taught within a secure and safe community in which all students belong and feel that they are part of a family.
We are located in Contra Costa County in Richmond, California. We are the only charter middle school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) in continuous, successful operation since 2000. Most of our students are from within the district. We are able to accept out-of-district students. Please inquire if you are interested.