School Information


Lake Charles Charter Academy is a Kindergarten-Eighth Grade (K-8) tuition-free, public charter school that opened in August 2011 at 2750 Power Center Parkway in Lake Charles. The school incorporates research-based curriculum and instructional methodologies into a public charter school that emphasizes a culture of student safety and success and is focused on academic rigor, citizenship, and experiential learning where teachers and students apply character education, civic responsibility, and community engagement within the school and across the community. Lake Charles Charter Academy will integrate community partners in learning activities that make it a model for academic achievement, data-driven instruction, youth development, postsecondary/workforce preparation and community collaboration while becoming a center of community support, civic participation, and community engagement.

School Hours

7:45 am - 3:00 pm

After Care Hours

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Office Hours


School Calendar

Important dates for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 academic years.

Programs & Services

  • Parent access to PowerSchool's Student Information System
  • Enforced uniform policy
  • Before and after care
  • Free/reduced lunch program

Information for Parents

Before/After Care Program

After care is available from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Information on how to enroll is available in the front office.

Meal Service

Breakfast and lunch service is available to all students. Lake Charles Charter Academy participates in the National School Lunch Program and free or reduced pricing is available to those students who meet the guidelines. Breakfast costs $1.50 and Lunch costs $2.85. Reduced breakfast costs $.30 and reduced lunch costs $.40.

View our breakfast and lunch menus by visiting First, select your state. Next, for District select your school name. Last, for School Name select your school name again. This will allow you to view your school's menus by day, week, and month!

The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act requires school cafeterias to meet new federal nutrition standards for school lunches and breakfasts. Read our "School Meals Have Changed!" flyer to learn more!

School Uniforms

School uniforms must be purchased from either Emily’s Children Store located at 3100 Ryan Street or The Uniform Shop located at 2708 Kirkman Street and online at Please click here for our complete uniform policy.

School Supplies

A list of supplies that are required for each incoming student can be found here. These supplies should be brought in to the homeroom teacher on the first day of school.