Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a personalized learning environment with a culture of acceptance for a diverse community. We encourage the development of compassionate, resilient, lifelong learners. Our core values are respect, compassion, responsiveness, and accountability—for ourselves, each other, and our environment.

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Learning Centers

Plumas Charter School serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade throughout Plumas and adjacent counties. Our personalized learning approach includes independent study, concurrent college enrollment, enrichment activities, online curricula, electives, and center-based courses in Quincy, Indian Valley, and Chester.

Quincy Learning Center
Indian Valley Academy
Greenville Learning Center Chester Learning Center

Upcoming Events

Part of the school’s Annual Performance Report.
Charter revision discussed at special meeting
At a special board meeting April 12, the PCS board members hear about a proposed material revision to the charter, along with PUSD oversight, a COVID update, and a grant spending plan.
Indian Valley Academy alumna Julianne Cook (far left) returns to her high school to offer an intensive week-long project-based learning experience to current students. Her teammates for the project, from left, were Genna Battagin (also an IVA alum), Christian Smith, and Emily Smith. Photo by Ingrid Burke
Students explore advertising during workshop
Indian Valley Academy alumna Julianne Cook offers a week-long creative advertising workshop for current IVA students.
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Board hears about facility update, program changes
At their March meeting, members of PCS's board of directors hear about the latest facility news, program changes due to easing of COVID restrictions, student assessment results, and more.
Fifth- and sixth-graders at the Greenville Learning Center use STEM concepts and skills to build leprechaun traps.
Leprechaun traps highlight STEM concepts
Fifth- and sixth-graders at the Greenville Learning Center use STEM concepts and skills to build leprechaun traps.
Kate Baker contemplates her next move at the Feather River College climbing wall as part of a Plumas Charter School outdoor education class. Photo by Ingrid Burke
On bikes and rocks, students learn outdoor skills
Quincy Learning Center students ride bikes to a rockclimbing lesson at Feather River College as part of their Ecology and Recreation outdoor education class.

Executive Director's Message

Between COVID-19, widespread wildfires, and power outages, the start of the 2020-2021 school year has brought significant challenges to our Plumas County communities. We at Plumas Charter School are proud to bring our core values of respect, compassion, responsiveness, and accountability to the forefront in serving our students and families in even the most difficult of times! This year, we have developed a hybrid educational program that combines on-site classes, distance learning, and independent study (read more here). As always, I offer immense appreciation to our teachers and staff, who unite behind our mission to offer personalized education while also protecting our students, families, employees, and communities. To our families: thank you for choosing PCS and for being active participants in your child's education. Your partnership and trust are held in great esteem. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns!

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