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Welcome to Westside Charter

Home of the Mustangs! 


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Principal’s Message

Greetings Charter Families,


Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year.  If you are new to Westside Preparatory Charter School, we hope that your will soon discover why Westside Charter is such a great place for students to learn and grow.  If you are a returning family, thank you for your continued involvement and support.  You make a difference.

Thursday, August 20 is the first day of school.  We have new hours this year.

School begins at 7:55

Dismissal time is at 2:47

Also new this year is Early Release Wednesdays.  Every Wednesday, students will be dismissed at 12:47.

Back to School Night is Wednesday, August 26, from 5:30-7:00. Here you will have an opportunity to get to know your child’s teachers and what your child will be learning this year.

At Westside Charter, we are looking forward to an outstanding year of learning and fun.



Laura Lofgren



School Calendar

Today: 9/1/15


UPDATE: SBAC Test Results
(The California Department of Education has announced a tentative public release date of Sept. 9 for the 2014 - 2015 SBAC test results.)

Twin Rivers families and school staff will soon get the results of new computer-based assessments... Continue
Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 8/31/15

Early Release Wednesday Begins in TR!
Across the district, students will be released from school two hours early every Wednesday beginning August 26, 2015. Professional Learning Time (PLT)/Early Release Wednesday is an important step in improving the academic outcomes for all students... Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 8/25/15

Welcome Back
Class schedules, brightly colored backpacks, new shoes and playground rules ... all the fun and excitement that surrounds the first day of a new school year.

Click HERE for first day photos.

Click HERE for a story.

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 8/21/15


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Events and Reminders


  • August 6, 2015: Office opens 
  • August 20, 2015: First day of school
  • August 26, 2015: Charter Back to School Night 
  • September 7, 2015: Labor Day (No School)
  • September 17, 2015: Charter Skate Night 
  • September 25, 2015: Professional Development Day (No School)

District News & Events



"Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request."

Our Mission

Working in partnership with students and their families to encourage personal responsibility and to provide a challenging curriculum with the goal of empowering students to meet the many and varied challenges of the future.


 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

School Hours

7:55 a.m. to 2:47 p.m.-- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 

7:55 a.m. to 12:47 p.m.-- Early Release Wednesday 

Cafeteria open for breakfast at 7:25 a.m. Monday-Friday 

Contact Information

Principal: Laura Lofgren

Charter Secretary: Alexandra Gwiazdowski

Main Office Secretary: Sara Rowlett

Phone: 916-566-1990

Fax Number: 916-566-1991

6537 West Second St.
Rio Linda, CA 95673