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.


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ENROLL NOW FOR THE 2018-2019 School Year!

2017-18 School Year Enrollment- CLOSED

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 now enrolling NEW students for the 2018-19 school year and would love to have you join our wonderful program!

To Enroll Click HERE


We are looking for school board members to fill empty seats. We have room for members who represent the general public (not related to any student) as well as room for members of our immediate community (can be related to a student.)  If you are interested in serving, please submit a letter of interest written for the Board of Directors and your resume to agarcia@coreplacer.org

If you’d like to learn more about being a Board Member, please send an email with the best way to reach you and a Board Member will reach out to you.

Thank you for considering this important leadership role for our school.


YEARBOOKS ARE HERE! Grab yours today for ONLY $30.00!



FREE Hearing and Vision Testing- South Lake Tahoe (Thursday, April 26th)

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Check Parent Square for details!

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CTE Works

If you will be an 11th or 12th grade student next fall, then now is the time to advance your future and sign up for a local CTE course. CTE stands for Career Technical Education. CORE Placer is able to offer our students the ability to sign up for courses in Fire Science, Dental Career, Medical Assisting, Health Career, and Animal Science. The Dental Career pathways still has several openings!! Sign up today at cteworks.org. If you need any assistance, please email your high-school guidance counselor at ngibson@coreplacer.org. ​https://drive.google.com/open…




Here’s some great information about upcoming Summer Academies for our high-school students sponsored by Sacramento State University. For more information check out their website at Sacramento State summer opportunity.Summer and Winter Programs
Summer Academies for High School Students
Summer Session
Winter Intersession
Summer Academies for High School Students Registration Opens March 1, 2018 
High school students explore various career paths during one-week, hands-on courses while being introduced to the college experience. The Summer Academies are fun too!We’ve added two new academies – Entrepreneurship and Innovation Academy and Future Teachers Academy – plus 12 returning academies in cyber security, democracy in action, coding, engineering and robotics, fashion, fire and emergency services, forensics, biotechnology, health, law enforcement, multimedia journalism, and theater and performing arts.
The week-long academies run:
June 25 – June 29
July 9 – July 13
July 16 – July 20
July 23 – July 27
Register online, with one exception: when you sign up your student for more than one academy, a $50 discount is only available by calling (916) 278-4433, extension 2.

Sacramento State summer opportunity


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

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Upcoming C.O.R.E Placer Events 


Farm Days Placerville Field Trip (5/8/2018) (2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade Only)

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IFLY Field Trip 4/20/2018

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CORE Placer Formal (May 18, 2018) 7th-12th Grade Only

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Golfland Sunsplash (5/22/2018)

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Graduation Dessert Banquet (5/18/2018)

8th Grade Graduation (5/24/2018)

High School Graduation (5/24/2018)

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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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