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Mission statement

The mission of Pacific Coast Academy is to develop the individual gifts of students in San Diego County and adjacent counties to become critical thinkers, responsible citizens and innovative leaders prepared for academic and real-life achievement in the 21st Century. The mission will be accomplished through quality, personalized, standards-based education which could include online coursework, offline textbook work, project-based learning, and unique hands-on and experiential learning experiences facilitated in partnership with students, parents, staff, and community.

Our Programs

Choice Plus Academy
Live, academic instruction classes for 6-12th grad students taught by our dynamic Pacific Coast Academy teachers. All high school courses are A-G approved.
Elevate Concepts Community
Connect with other families in your area at our local in- person Community park days.
Elevate Concepts Learning
Elevate your learning with free, live, online standards based courses! The courses offer learning in core subjects as well as electives for a variety of grade levels. Each 4 week course meets once a week and is taught by a PCA teacher.
Field Trips
Over 100 in-person field trip options throughout the year!
“Spark the adventure, Spark the learning”

Pacific Coast Academy Learning Outcomes

Inquisitive Learners

Navigators of the Digital World


Personalized Learners

Independent Critical Thinkers

Responsible Citizens

Effective Communicators

Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP - Spanish Version)




Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP)


Field Trips & Events


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I am very happy at this school and I hope that we are permitted to continue teaching our children in a way that allows us the freedom to teach as we see fit for each child. Thank you for providing this space for our family to really grow as a team.

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All three of my kids are now here and we love it. The teachers are top notch and very responsive.

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"Every child learns on his or her level and the staff is always there to answer your questions on the phone or in person. Very positive environment."

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"Flexibility in curriculum to cater to each child's needs and the strong bond you create with your children."

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Have questions about homeschooling?
Contact our Family Liaisons!