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Accepting Applications 

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Contact Us 

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4535 Missouri Flat Road, Suite 1A
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone 800-979-4436 Fax 530-295-3583

South Sutter Charter School

Welcome to the South Sutter Charter School web site. The SSCS charter has been approved by the Marcum-Illinois Union Elementary District in Sutter County, California. South Sutter Charter School is an independent study charter school that is a separate school from the district's longstanding Marcum Illinois Elementary School. SSCS will be managed by Innovative Education Management, a nonprofit public benefit education corporation who has managed a number of public charter schools in California since 1993. SSCS opened for Fall 2006 and serves California students who reside in a seven-county area including Sutter, Butte, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, and Yuba counties.

Look at our School Accountability Report Card (SARC) which is required by law to be published annually and contains information about the condition and performance of each California public school.

California has recently launched a significant change to how schools are funded.  This new funding model uses a new formula designed to provide more local control over spending.  As a result, each district (in our case, each school) is required to create a Local Control Accountability Plan called the LCAP.  As part of our schools' continuing effort to engage stakeholders and capture parent, guardian and community input on the LCAP, the IEM Schools have developed a LCFF/LCAP Advisory Information website to explain the new state law, post information as it becomes available, and gather feedback from you as our plan is created.

SSCS is Fully Accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Education is the Foundation

We commit to providing innovative public education environments for students, their parents and teachers by empowering them to collaboratively create learning opportunities which will develop responsible and contributing members of society.