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Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy

Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy is the second charter school in the Lake Charles area. It is operated by the Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy Foundation, Inc. and is managed by Charter Schools USA. We offer a PreK-8 program in our new $10.5 million state-of-the-art permanent facility.

Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy incorporates a research based curriculum into a public charter school. Our instructional methods focus on academic rigor, character building, and experienced-based learning. Through partnerships with business, industry and educational centers, our students will be prepared to live in and serve the surrounding community.

Eligibility to Attend

SWLCA is open to all PreK-8 students in Southwest Louisiana.

Programs and Services

  • Personalized Learning Plans – Assessments are performed periodically to determine how your child will learn best. Learning styles are established to tailor lesson plans to meet the needs of each student.
  • Parent access to PowerSchool’s Student Information System – Parents are given access to their children’s personal information through a password-protected computer-based system that allows them to monitor their progress. Parents can monitor test scores, homework and attendance on a daily basis.
  • Enforced uniform policy – A school uniform policy is enforced. School uniforms instill a sense of pride in the school as well as each child’s individual appearance. Uniforms allow students to focus on their education instead of designer labels and fashion trends.
  • After care