About FCW Charter





About FCW Charter School

Fannie C. Williams Charter School Snapshot

Address: 11755 Dwyer Road • New Orleans, LA 70128
Phone: 504.373.6228 • Fax: 504.245.2796
CEO/Principal: Mrs. Kelly S. Batiste

School District: Orleans Parish Public Schools
Charter Organization: Community Leaders Advocating Student Success, Inc. (C.L.A.S.S., Inc.)
Charter Type: Type 5 (originally a Recovery School District school, BESE authorized; one of 46 schools)

Board of Directors President: Duane Stelly
Board of Directors: Debra Dean, Al Edwards, Brenda Flint-Minor, Anthony LaPierre, Donnyette Love and Emily Roubion
Grades Served: Pre-K (4 years) through 8; Student Population: About 550

Hours of Operation: Classes begin at 8 am, dismissal is at 3:15 pm, Monday – Friday
Breakfast Served: 7:30 am – 7:55 am, Monday – Friday

Application Process: OneApp enrollment process (see enrollnola.org)
Requirements: for residents of Orleans Parish, open enrollment, no academic entrance requirements
School Uniforms: all students are required to be in school uniform daily, average costs about $55 (excluding shoes);
see school’s website (fcwcs.org) for additional information regarding new uniform policy for 2018-2019

Student Support Services: school counselor, school nurse, speech pathologist, reading interventionists, part-time behavioral health specialist, dean of students (2), SPED department, paraprofessionals, itinerant staff–physical therapist, occupational therapist, adaptive physical education, gifted teacher, talented arts teacher
Special Education Model: inclusion
Transportation: private vendor yellow school bus

Breakfast/Lunch Program: pupil nutrition program is provided by private vendor Fresh Food Factor, a subsidiary of Volunteers of America; breakfast is served beginning at 7:30 am daily; lunch is served daily beginning at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm (5 periods); students may bring their breakfast or lunch, but no fast food is allowed in the school’s cafeteria (federal law)
Before and After School Care: there is no before care, but our after school program is open to all students–but space is limited. Program begins September 3, 2018 (hours 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm), Monday through Thursday. A $30.00 fee is accessed per child and will provide child with services until late April. Application and $30.00 fee must be submitted before child is allowed to attend. Honors Transportation provides transportation home (yellow school bus).
After School Activities: Healthy snacks, Art, Band, Health & Play, Character Counts, Wee Warriors, Cub Scouts of America, Marching Units, and Tutoring

Arts Education: instrumental music, vocal music, visual art, gifted and talented art
Enrichment Classes: Computer Literacy, Art, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Physical Education
Team Sports: Cross Country (boys & girls), Tennis (boys & girls), Flag Football (boys), Basketball (boys & girls), Volleyball (girls)

rev. 8/29/18