Connecting Waters Charter School

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

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs/Growth Areas)

General Enrollment Information about CWCS

H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Guidance Chart
In English and Spanish


New Vaccination Requirement

Local Control Funding Formula / Local Control Accountability Plan


  Goal 1:  Increase Student Achievement in Math for grades 2-8, and for students taking Algebra 1

Goal 2:  Increase Student Achievement in English/Language Arts grades 9-11

  Goal 3:  Improve Student Achievement in Science grades 5, 8-11

  Goal 4: Increase API and CAHSEE Pass rates and attain AYP

The Connecting Waters Learning Center (CWLC) is up and running!

2000 West Briggsmore Avenue, Suite A

Modesto, CA  95350

Phone: (209) 543-7803
Fax:  (209) 543-7805



From 99 North:

Take Briggsmore/Carpenter Exit, Go East (about 0.2 miles), Cross Sisk/Orangeburg, Turn right on Prescott into the Food Max/Office Depot Center, Make an immediate left, Pass the Public Storage Facility on your right, You will see the new buildings straight ahead where the Roller King Skating Rink use to be. , We occupy Suites A and B (farthest to the right)


 CWCS is Proud to Announce our

Parent Educator Certification Program

 This is a program to encourage and acknowledge parents' participation in completing a course of educational study and volunteering with CWCS.

The link above states the requirements for the certificate, and the benefits that the certificate provides.  Also, included is a checklist to keep track of how you met the requirements for each level and a chart for you to obtain signatures for each workshop or activity completed. (Activities from the beginning of the 09/10 school year to present can be included retroactively.)
Several workshops throughout the year can be counted toward this program. You will be informed of more opportunities as they become available on the parent listserve and events calendar.

Message to Parents regarding dual enrollment, Important PLEASE READ!

Welcome to the Connecting Waters Charter School web site. The CWCS Charter was granted to Innovative Education Management 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.

CWCS Organization Chart
CWCS Contacts
Search for Approved Vendors ( with links to their web sites).
An Online Bulletin Board is under construction for parents and school personnel to communicate about classes and other school related issue

Sherri Nelson
Executive Director
12420 Bentley Street
Waterford, Ca 95386
209-874-1119 ext. 6
209-874-9531 fax
Managed by IEM,
Randy Gaschler
4535 Missouri Flat Road, Ste. 1A
Placerville, CA 95667