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

Students Build Birdhouses to Support Native Bird Populations
In an exciting culmination of their exploration into avian habitats, students from Plumas Charter School’s Indian Valley Academy completed a hands-on project to build birdhouses tailored to the needs of local bird species.
Celebrating legacy: Retiree Pam Lyman recognized at IVA's student showcase
After over a decade of dedicated service, we bid a fond farewell to a cherished member of our Plumas Charter School family: Pam Lyman. Lyman has been an integral part of our community since 2010, serving as the administrative assistant at Indian Valley Academy.
The future of Indian Valley schools: charter and district collaborate
Charter and district collaborate: Plumas Charter School (PCS) and Plumas Unified School District (PUSD) have decided to compromise in order to provide sustainable programs to students and to best serve Indian Valley as the community rebuilds.
PHESI program continues to grow
Innovative healthcare-exploration program continues to grow.
Sweeten Your Evening with Dessert Bingo Fundraiser!
Dessert Bingo fundraiser hosted by MVP: Quincy takes place on Saturday, March 2 from 3 p.m to 5 p.m at the Quincy Veterans Hall.

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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