Ventura Charter School of Arts & Global Education

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Why VCS?

Ventura Charter School was granted full accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) whose visiting members listed the following areas of strength--all reasons to choose VCS:
  • Highly effective and visionary administrative staff;
  • Qualified teaching staff committed to a common vision, continual professional growth and community involvement;
  • Highly involved and competent Board of Directors;
  • Strong parent involvement in all aspects of school operation;
  • Project-based learning
  • Social, Emotional Curriculum;
  • Outdoor/Environmental Education;
  • Looping of students and teachers;
  • Flexibility in designing assessment methods that reflect student needs and the School's Expected School-wide Learning Results;
  • Inclusive, nurturing and supportive environment;
  • Successful Non-Violent Communication and Conflict Resolution program
 
In addition, Ventura Charter School consistently scores higher on standardized tests than the local school district and over 99% of VCS students report feeling safe at school.