C.O.R.E Placer Charter School is a Personalized Learning California TK-12th Grade Public Charter School that serves home-based, independent study students in Placer, El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, Sutter, and Yuba County.


Why ​choose ​CORE Placer​ Charter School?

Parent Choice, hundreds of ​approved ​vendors, online curriculum options, in​-​person support, all philosophies ​of​ homeschooling ​valued and supported​​​​​​,​ ​the support of caring​​ experienced personalized learning teachers, generous funding, park days, field trips, ​yearbook, dances, family fun nights, ​free ​lending library, ​Resource Center, high school guidance and support, ​a-g college bound high school path graduation option, and ​WASC accreditation.

Counties served: Placer, El Dorado, Nevada, Sacrmento, Sutter and Yuba!

SB277–“would exempt pupils in a home-based private school and students enrolled in an independent study program and who do not receive classroom-based instruction.”

We are an independent study​,​​ ​personalized learning public ​charter school​, and our vendors do not require your child’s immunization record for your child to participate in their classes​. ​

We are still enrolling for this school year and would love to have you join our wonderful program today!

To Enroll Click HERE


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School will be closed December 18th-January 5th

Our District Office will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd. 

Students will return to school on Monday, January 8th 


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CORE Placer Car Decals are for Sale! ONLY $2.00!

CORE Placer Sticker

Click HERE to purchase one today!


Pizza Day is back at the Colfax Resource Center! 

K-6th Grade: Wednesday’s at Lunch

7th-12th Grade: Thursday’s at Lunch

$2.00/Slice. CASH ONLY

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Upcoming C.O.R.E Placer Events 


IntelliBricks (Nov-Feb)

Check Parent Square for exact dates

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Sunset Ridge Farm- Mandarin Picking Field Trip (12/18/2017)


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Pennies for Patients is coming to CORE Placer in January!  The Colfax Center will have a box for you to drop off your extra change laying around! We will also have a link that will be available in January for you to donate right from your home!
Please view the video below with your students to understand the importance of this great opportunity to give back!

Heroes like Sam never take on cancer alone. Heroes need you, educators, parents, and students in their squad to live healthier lives. Every Hero needs a Squad. Together, we change cancer.



C.O.R.E Placer allowed me to experience my own way of learning! -Student

I love how my school taught me time management, allowed me to explore different career options, all while having my PLT there the whole way! – Student

CORE was able to lift my childs spirits and love of learning through their Personalized Program! Thank you CORE! – Parent

I love the fact I can go to work everyday and be proud for the school I work for! Its like one great big family! – Staff

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