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Welcome to the Connecting Waters website. The CWCS Charter was granted by the Waterford Unified School District in 2002 and approved by the State Board of Education. This school is enrolling students who reside in an eight-county area including Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Alameda, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, Santa Clara, and Tuolumne counties.

Connecting Waters Charter School is a collaborative educational community promoting academic excellence in preparing students for college and career while providing individualized public education through challenging, unique, and varied learning.


How to Enroll!

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Are you looking for an excellent TK-12 parent choice education for your child?


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Today: 10/5/15
11:00 AM Student Council Meeting online, 11am

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Our vision is to enhance life-long educational outcomes by partnering with families to provide stimulating learning opportunities across multiple regions.

For 14 years, we have served thousands of students and families in eight counties!  

Our students have been accepted to these colleges:
UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Cornell University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Cal Poly SLO, Cal Poly Pomona, UC Merced, Grand Canyon University, Dixie State University, Biola University, Arizona State University, St. Mary’s College Moraga,  SF Academy of Art University, Brigham Young University, CSU Stanislaus, UC Santa Cruz, Liberty University Virginia, CSU Sacramento, Vanguard University, SF State, San Jose State University, CSU Fullerton, CSU Monterey Bay, University of the Pacific, Wichita State University, California Baptist University, and many, many more!!!


The October Newsletter has been posted!
Posted by: Loie Varner
Published: 10/1/15

Connecting Waters Charter School is Fully Accredited
by the Schools Commission of the Western Association
of Schools and Colleges (WASC)



To accomplish our goals within the Independent Study setting (Homeschooling) we offer:

  • Tuition free, publicly funded TK-12 education

  • Generous Instructional Funding

  • A team approach with Department ...more


In order to ensure that CW receives maximum parent input, parents are invited to become active members of PAC and attend the quarterly PAC meetings. The PAC, formerly ...more

Contact Us

School Office
12420 Bentley Street

Waterford, CA 95386
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Monday -Friday 8am - 4pm
800-808-9895 -Ext. 6
209-874-1119-Ext. 6

CW Learning Center
2000 West Briggsmore Avenue, Suite A
Modesto, CA 95350

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800-808-9895 Ext. 2
209-543-7803 Phone
209-543-7805 Fax
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm