Our School

Manzanita Charter Middle School, serving the 6th, 7th and 8th grades, is a small parent cooperative middle school with a strong commitment to excellence in academics and the arts taught within a safe, secure and nurturing community.

Manzanita was created to educate middle school students whose parents and guardians value participation in their student's learning. The school opened its doors in the fall of 2000 with one class of 6th and 7th graders. It now serves over 100 students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.

  • Public: Manzanita is free of charge and funded by the State of California
  • Cooperative: Manzanita is made up of families who are welcome into virtually every aspect of running the school.
  • Charter: Manzanita is governed by its Charter, approved by The West Contra Costa Unified School District.

Manzanita Charter Middle School does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively, including Title IX which requires non-discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs.

Copyright © 2000-2019 Manzanita Charter Middle School. All rights reserved. Manzanita is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID #68-0450000.