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Manatee Charter School

Manatee Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. Manatee Charter School is governed by Southwest Charter Foundation, Inc. and a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.


Manatee Charter School will provide an inspiring and motivating educational environment that delivers real, measurable results and prepares our students to be the next generation of leaders.

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.
  • 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.
  • Parent Involvement – We know that children enjoy greater success in school when the adults they admire most take an interest in their education. Our students’ parents are encouraged to commit to volunteer hours each year for the school. These hours foster closer relationships and ensure a more secure learning environment.
  • Uniforms A school uniform policy is enforced. School uniforms must be purchased exclusively from a Manatee Charter Academy approved vendor only. 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.
  • Before and After Care Program
  • Free/reduced lunch Program