The Pacific Community Charter School has a small, family oriented environment. The instructional program integrates fundamental academic skills with meaningful real world experiences. The school aims to develop highly competent students who are both excited about learning and motivated to achieve their potential.

The Pacific School provides the California coastal communities from Salt Point (Sonoma County) to Elk (Mendocino County), including Gualala and Point Arena, with a publicly funded Kindergarten through 12th grade charter school. All K-12 students in these geographic areas are eligible for enrollment. No tuition is charged.

The Pacific School's interdisciplinary curriculum is based on the State frameworks. Subject matter is approached through a variety of pedagogies. Staff develop specific curriculum to help students learn to think, communicate and relate. PCCS emphasizes self-knowledge, the interconnectedness of ideas, individual accomplishment and personal and social responsibility. 

The Pacific School is:

  • A school with multi-aged classrooms that serve diverse student needs and learning styles in a respectful and friendly setting which honors, welcomes and relies on a team approach with families, students, teachers and the community working together to reach goals.
  • A school where responsibility for learning is clearly understood and shared by students, teachers and parents.
  • A school where community and family members are invited to share their knowledge and expertise with students in a warm and welcoming setting managed and run by parents and teachers working together as partners.
  • A tuition-free public school and 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
Fax: 833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.