Today’s Fresh Start Charter School (TFSCS) is an independent, public and site based TK/K-8 charter school offering a traditional school calendar. The opening phase of TFSCS started in September, 2003 and began serving 282 pupils, which exceeded the anticipated minimum population of 220 students for K-3. In September, 2004 TFSCS succeeded in expanding to include grade 4 (fourth grade.) Additional locations were added in other districts starting with year 2, September, 2004. TFSCS’s first site is located at 4470-76 Crenshaw Blvd. in South Los Angeles. TFSCS has a pupil population drawn from other districts, such as LAUSD, Lynwood, Long Beach, Compton, Hawthorne, and Inglewood.