Walden Academy Teachers:
Mrs. Snider Kindergarten
Mrs. Wortham 1st Grade
Mr. Kelly 2nd Grade
Mrs. Seegrist 3rd Grade
Mrs. Messatzzia 4th Grade
Mrs. Cox 5th-6th Grade
Ms. Vogt 7th-8th Grade

Welcome to Walden Academy!

Walden Academy is a free public charter school in Willows, California, serving grades TK-8.

 We are currently accepting applications for teaching positions for the 2018-2019 school year.  More details and applications can be found at

If you don't already know Walden Academy, please come for a tour of our school.  We offer a broad educational program with a low student to adult ratio.  To request enrollment information or schedule a tour, please call (530) 361-6480. 

We have openings for the 2017-2018 school year. Please call for exact grades with availability.


1149 W. Wood Street ● Willows, CA 95988(530) 361-6480

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Local Control AccountabilityPlan (LCAP)

Click here to see Walden Academy's LCAP for 2013-14.

Click here to see Walden Academy's LCAP for 2014-15.

Click here to see Walden Academy's LCAP for 2015-16.
Click here to see Walden Academy's LCAP for 2016-17.
"We are all schoolmasters, and our schoolhouse is the universe. To attend chiefly to the desk or schoolhouse while we neglect the scenery in which it is placed is absurd."
~ Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 15 October 1859

Walden Academy was founded in 2011 by a group of teachers and parents who wanted to create a vibrant educational experience that challenges children and motivates them to discover, strive for, and achieve their full personal potential. Walden is committed to high academic and behavioral standards and a full partership between families, students and teachers.  Such a partnership inspires students to even greater heights. 

Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of Walden Academy is to provide an innovative learning environment that extends beyond the classroom. Science and challenging academics encourage students to collaborate and exceed in all aspects of life as modeled by family, school, and community. 

Walden Academy Vision:
Creating a confident community passionate about lifelong learning.

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170 students
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