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


The District Office will be closed Wednesday, November 22nd-24th due to Thanksgiving Break. There will be no Center Classes on Monday, November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st.

We hope everyone has a restful Thanksgiving Break!

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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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Winter Family Fun Night


High Hill Ranch- Apple Hill Trip (11/17/2017)

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The Nevada County Nutcracker Field Trip (11/30/2017)


IFLY Trip (12/1/2017)

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7th-12th Grade Winter Wonderland Formal (12/09/2017)

Winter Formal


Folsom Fire Department Station Tour/ Park Day Trip (12/13/2017)

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Box Tops for Education

We are starting Box Tops for Education back up for the 2017-18 School Year!

CORE Placer Box Top Goal: $1,000.00

What do I have to do? Just collect Box Tops off your favorite foods Click HERE to view!

Where can I drop off my box tops? You can drop them off at the Colfax Resource Center OR You can mail them to PO Box 2017 Colfax, CA 95713 Attention Tabitha Ellis.

Is there an App? YES! You can download the Box Tops for Education App! For more information click the following link: http://www.boxtops4education.com/bonusapp/how-it-works

The last day to submit your Box Tops is Thursday, October 27th for the Fall Submission!

Check out our Events Calendar for our full year of upcoming events!



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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