Our Mission

Plumas Charter School is committed to providing our rural communities with educational opportunities and flexibility that support students in reaching their individual potential. Our core values are compassion, perseverance, integrity and responsiveness. 

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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 

Chester Learning Center

PCS students complete firefighter training
PCS partners with Plumas National Forest; provides firefighter training for students
First winter frost dance a success!
PCS hosted a winter frost dance for seventh through twelfth-graders at the Quincy site.
Harvard grad and PCS alumna, Julia Meinhardt
Plumas Charter hosts Harvard graduate, Julia Meinhardt as guest speaker at the Chester Learning Center.
Lost Coast Backpacking Trip
Indian Valley Academy ninth-graders explored the Lost Coast during their multi-day backpacking adventure in October.
Festive Fun Run raises money for after school program
Mountain Valley Parents Club to host the first Run Run Rudolph 5K to fundraise for the Quincy site's after school program.

Executive Director's Message

At Plumas Charter School, we are proud to bring our core values of compassion, perseverance, integrity and responsiveness to the forefront in serving our students and families even when challenges arise. I am immensely grateful to and privileged to work with our teachers and staff, who unite behind our mission to offer personalized education while also supporting 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. I am looking forward to continuing to support the evolution of our school culture and our instructional team. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns! -Taletha Washburn

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