Wenatchee’s first charter school gets state approval


The Washington State Charter School Commission has given its approval for Wenatchee’s proposed charter school.

Pinnacles Prep received the word last week that it can go forward with its plans to have Wenatchee’s first charter school up and operating by the fall of 2021.

The school will begin with grades 6 and 7 but eventually serve grades 6 through 12. [

Former Wenatchee School District science coordinator Jill Fineis will be the school’s first principal.