At Natomas Charter School, you will find instruction that is purposeful, relevant, and engaging in a caring and nurturing campus culture where educators, students, and families partner for success. Natomas Charter School (NCS) is one of the oldest charter schools in California. Originally, started as a middle school program, NCS now consists of five separate academies serving over 1,800 students in Natomas and greater Sacramento. All instruction at NCS is based on the key principles of being purposeful, relevant, and engaging. The school has a nearly three-decade history of providing personalized academic, behavioral, and socioemotional support to all students. The school is founded on a three-way partnership between parents, students, and educators working together to support all children.