The WISH mission is to maximize every scholar's learning potential within an atmosphere of caring and belonging. The WISH instructional philosophy rests upon the concepts of hands on learning, meaningful instructional activities, systematic instruction, and a collaborative group of professionals working together to make the learning environment exciting for students. Evidence-based teaching strategies will be tailored to meet individual development.
WISH is modeled after the award-winning CHIME Charter Elementary School in Woodland Hills, which received the distinction of "Charter School of the Year" by the US Department of Education in 2005. In April of this year, WISH was named a SWIFT Knowledge Development Site by the University of Kansas due to exemplary work implementing our core tenets - one of only 6 schools in the US selected for this auspicious designation. WISH has also been asked to host "Promising Practices" seminars for district schools by the LAUSD.