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PCS West: Learning That Works

At Provident Charter School West (PCS West), we inspire students with language-based learning differences through innovative, hands-on curriculum.

One visit to our 1st-5th grade classrooms and you’ll see that PCS West is not your typical elementary school.

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5 Ways to Jump Start Summer Reading

At Provident Charter School West (PCS West), our tuition-free charter school builds strong reading and writing skills in students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.

Our innovative curriculum includes low student-to-teacher ratios, small groups paced to individual learners, and a daily remediation block that gives students extra time to build reading skills.

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Get To Know PCS West: Jennifer Matelan

To get to know more about the people behind our school culture, we recently chatted with PCS West 4th/5th Grade Looping Teacher and Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner Jennifer Matelan.

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We Love to Learn!

Let’s be honest: for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences, school can be tough. From social situations that are hard to navigate to teaching methods that just don’t resonate, young learners often struggle in traditional classrooms. At PCS West, our tuition-free charter school is flipping the script for those kids.

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Get Moving! Tae Kwon Do at PCS West

Our unique classroom structure and individualized instruction are just the beginning. PCS West also offers tuition-free instruction in Tae Kwon Do – a martial art form that has been around for over 2,000 years. So how can breaking a board benefit your child? The answers may surprise you!

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Come See For Yourself!

You may have heard that Provident Charter West (PCS West) is a great school for students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. You may have also heard that we are enrolling tuition-free for grades 1-5 this fall. If you’re looking for a new school for your child, PCS West may be the perfect fit for your family. But don’t take our word for it – come and see for yourself!

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Get To Know PCS West: Sandi Slaven

At Provident Charter West (PCS West), our tuition-free charter school is known for our warm and caring 1st-5th grade learning environment. To get to know more about the people behind our school culture, we recently chatted with PCS West 4th/5th Grade Math and Science Teacher Sandi Slaven.

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Parents Are Partners at PCS West

Did you know that caregivers can make a big difference in a student’s academic success? Research shows that students whose parents are involved in their school have better attendance and behavior, get better grades, demonstrate better social skills and adapt better to school.

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Dyslexia Doesn’t Define Us

Provident Charter West (PCS West) is a tuition-free charter school designed for 1st-5th grade children with dyslexia. But that’s only part of our story. Because at PCS West, we truly believe that dyslexia doesn’t define us!

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Provident Charter West

At Provident Charter West (PCS West), there are so many reasons why 1st-5th grade students are thriving at our TUITION-FREE CHARTER SCHOOL. Here are our top 10!

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Upcoming Events At Provident Charter West

It’s a busy time of year at Provident Charter West (PCS West). We are partnering with our teachers and community to offer free educational events for our 1st-5th grade students and their families. Here’s what we’re tackling: