WISH CHARTER (Westside Innovative School House)
WISH Charter offers instruction in grades Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth grade.
WISH Charter School is a free public independent charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
The WISH mission is to
maximize every scholar's learning potential within an atmosphere of caring and
belonging. The WISH instructional
philosophy rests upon the concepts of hands on learning, meaningful
instructional activities, systematic instruction, and a collaborative group of
professionals working together to make the learning environment exciting for
students. Evidence-based teaching strategies will be tailored to meet
WISH is modeled after the award-winning CHIME Charter Elementary School in Woodland Hills, which received the distinction of "Charter School of the Year" by the US Department of Education in 2005. In April of this year, WISH was named a SWIFT Knowledge Development Site by the University of Kansas due to exemplary work implementing our core tenets - one of only 6 schools in the US selected for this auspicious designation. WISH has also been asked to host "Promising Practices" seminars for district schools by the LAUSD.