High School After School Safety and Enrichment grant.

January 23, 2018

Lighthouse Charter High School is submitting an application to the California Department of Education’s Expanded Learning Division to request funding for a 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment grant!


Lodestar has a new forever home!

January 10, 2018

LCPS is excited to announce that Lodestar is moving to its forever home in Fall 2018! The address is 701 105th Avenue — less than two miles away from Lighthouse! The campus is beautiful, spacious, and all ours. Lodestar is growing each year, adding …


Annual Gala Is a Great Success for Student Programs

October 14, 2017

The Lighthouse Gala this year surpassed our goals, raising critical operational funding for Lodestar and Lighthouse programs. These funds give students at both sites access to art, music, theater, making and design, plus additional academic and socio-emotional support. We are thankful for the strong community that comes together each year with love and energy for our students!

“Si Se Puede!” Event at Lighthouse Celebrates Latino Heritage Month

October 11, 2017

At the Lighthouse Si Se Puede! Celebration, students visited stations where they created flags, decorated Dia de Los Muertos calaveras, created tissue flowers, designed papel picado, and enjoyed face-painting. While playing games, students learned more about Latino culture from parents and staff. And everyone enjoyed delicious tostadas!

Lighthouse Senior Applies to be a Firefighter!

October 4, 2017

Lighthouse 12th grader, Moises Espinoza, is proudly applying to a program to become a firefighter! For Moises’s mother, Mrs. Claudia, our K-8 front office administrative assistant, this is her last child left in Lighthouse. Both her older sons, Juan and Esteban, have already graduated from Lighthouse and are in college. We are so proud of our Lighthouse families!

You’re Invited! Lighthouse Annual Gala on October 14th, 2017

September 5, 2017


This evening will celebrate the many journeys we all take in life and with your help, our students’ journeys. Lighthouse Community Public Schools students are really going places — hope to see you there!

Staff Spotlight: Lighthouse Instructional Data Manager, Jillian Roth, is featured on Schoolzilla

September 5, 2017

Our very own Jillian Roth, LCPS Instructional Data Manager, was interviewed by the nationally recognized school data platform, Schoolzilla, on her professional learning over the past year at Lighthouse. She reflects on how working at Lighthouse has helped her professional growth and development. In Jillian’s own words, she knew Lighthouse was where she wanted to work because:


The Lighthouse Class of 2017 Graduates

June 17, 2017

The Lighthouse Class of 2017 walked down the aisle of the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland on Friday, June 17th, on their way to pursue their dreams. 46 out of 49 Lighthouse seniors in the Class of 2017 were accepted to 4–year colleges! And every student in the Class of 2017 is headed off to a bright future — 14 students have decided to attend colleges in the UC system, 25 students will attend colleges in the CSU system, 9 students are off to community college, and 1 student is joining


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