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Western Center Academy High School is a mixture of honors, Advanced Placement, and dual-enrollment college courses focused around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). 

 
If you need information for our high school program please contact our office at (951) 766-9030.

The small school environment, accelerated curriculum, and other opportunities to prepare for a STEM college major and career might just be perfect for your child.  More information will be given at our informational meetings.  

 

In order to apply to WCA Middle School in 6th grade:

  • Parents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting
  • Complete an application to be entered into the lottery
 
In order to apply to WCA Middle School in 7th or 8th grade:
  • Parents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting
  • Students must meet with administration to determine correct placement
  • Complete an application to be entered into the lottery

 

In order to apply to WCA High School in 9th grade:

  • Parents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting
  • Students who did not attend WCA middle school must set up a transition meeting with administration
  • Complete an application to be entered into the lottery

 

In order to apply to WCA High School as a 10th, 11th, or 12th grades:

  • Parents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting
  • Students must meet with the school counselor to analyze transcripts and make a graduation plan
  • Complete an application to be entered into the lottery
 
Students wishing to apply for 10th, 11th & 12th grade must meet with the WCA counselor prior to admission to discuss potential course schedule options.
  

Depending on the demand for the 70 spots at each grade level in high school and 128 in middle school, there may be a lottery to determine enrollment in the school.  On the right side of this page is a listing of the dates and times for the parent meetings. Choose which one works best for you and we’ll see you there as you explore the opportunities that Western Center Academy has to offer.

Application Open Enrollment Period is March 1st through April 29th.  Applications must be received during the open enrollment period to be entered into the lottery. After the lottery, if there are available spots, the application period will remain open.

The lottery will be held on May 11th at 6:00 pm. The lottery is open to the public, however, your presence is not required. Accepted students will be notified via email.

Admissions Packet

A completed admissions packet consisting of Intent to Enroll, Parent Form and Student Form must be received in the Western Center Academy office by 3:00 p.m. on April 28th, 2017. Late applications will not be eligible for the lottery.  Admissions packets turned in after the deadline will be placed on the wait list in the order they are received.

Lottery

If more applications are received than there are available openings, a lottery will be held. The lottery will be May 11th, 2017 in the Western Center Academy classrooms. Applicants and their families are welcome to attend. Students who are drawn for the 2017-18 school year will be contacted via email.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Law

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Law
To help protect your children and others from whooping cough, a new California law now requires students to be vaccinated against whooping cough.  All students entering 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (Tdap) before starting school.