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

distance learning
03/27/2020
PCS embraces distance learning
School closures during the coronavirus pandemic mean that PCS has implemented distance learning for all students.
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first overnight backpacking trip
03/25/2020
Substantial grant award supports CTE program
PCS is proud to announce that we have been awarded multiple state-level CTE grants! Funds will support our CTE program in several key ways.
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QES students read to PCS students
02/05/2020
Kindness brings schools together
As part of their Kindness Week activities, Quincy Elementary School students met Plumas Charter School students at the park to read and play!
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Kindergartners build 3D shapes
01/22/2020
Kindergartners learn geometry, much more at party
The annual 3D Shapes Party gives Quincy kindergartners a chance to practice social skills, self-expression, math, and more!
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PCS teachers and staff
01/15/2020
Teachers, staff gather for trauma training
The last schoolwide training of 2019 featured a two-session Trauma-Responsive Schools presentation.
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Executive Director's Message

The 2019-2020 school year is off to a great start for Plumas Charter School! As always, I offer immense appreciation to our teachers and staff, who unite behind our mission to offer personalized education with respect, compassion, responsiveness, and accountability. 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. The big projects for the school this year are to continue to pursue options for a dedicated facility in Quincy, and to complete our second accreditation cycle through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. I look forward to sharing our progress! This year, our main administrative offices have moved to 20 Crescent St. in Quincy; you can find me, along with the office manager and registrar, there. (Enter from the Theatre Square parking lot, which also serves our 546 Lawrence St. location.) Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns!

School News

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