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State Commission Authorizes Four New Charter Public Schools

For Immediate Release | May 30, 2019 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724.263.9826 New Free, Public Options for King, Kitsap, and Whatcom Communities Seattle, WA—Today, the Washington State Charter School Commission voted to approve four new charter public schools: Cascade Public Schools in South King County, Catalyst Public Schools in Bremerton, Impact Public Schools … Read More

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WA Charters Launches Aspiring Leaders Program

For Immediate Release | May 28, 2019 Contact | Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724.263.9826 WA Charters Invests in Diverse Leadership for the Future Seattle, WA—This month, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) announced the launch of the 2019 Aspiring Leaders program – a fellowship model designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders … Read More

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Meet Dawit, Rainier Prep ’18 Alum

I graduated from Rainier Prep in 2018 after attending Rainier Prep for its first three years. I now attend Phillips Exeter in New Hampshire. Rainier Prep has a very friendly environment where student voices are heard. One way of this happening is through Student Parliament. Though Student Parliament, students are able to work with teachers … Read More

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Meet Oscar.

I never planned on going to a charter public school. A friend who enrolled at Summit insisted that I try it out for the first week and see how it was, and I just fell in love with it. I always wanted to go to college, but before Summit, I didn’t know how I’d go about … Read More

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Meet Chris.

Before I came to Summit Olympus, I didn’t really care about school. I was just doing the bare minimum to get by. My 8th grade year, I transferred from one district to another because I was getting into trouble. Then my mom’s friend told her about this charter high school high opening up in downtown … Read More