Pacific View Charter School - School History
Pacific View Charter School opened in January 1999, by the Loleta Union Elementary School District, serving students in 5 local counties. The school began operations as an independent study charter school with sites in Loleta, Eureka, Fortuna, Crescent City, Garberville, and Yreka.
The school main office began and remained on the Loleta Elementary School campus until 2003. In 2003 it moved to the current Eureka site. Between 1999 and 2006, the school consolidated sites and by 2006 maintained two sites in Eureka and Crescent City. In 2014, The school closed the Crescent City site.
In 2001, Pacific View opened site based programs at the Eureka site. Students in grades 1 - 12 had the option of small classes on the Eureka site. They also had the option of traditional Independent Study.
Pacific View serves approximately 125 students each year with a staff of 6 teachers and 2 support staff. We are a WASC accredited California public school. The curriculum adheres to the California State Standards and utilizes a variety of teaching methods and styles. Our teaching staff values the strength of student mentoring and peer collaboration.
Our Independent Study Program has options for every student. Students may enroll in traditional Independent Study and meet with a teacher on a scheduled basis. Students may take core courses on campus in the morning and take electives off campus. Students may take core courses on campus in the morning and sign up for study labs in the afternoon for additional help. Student may mix and match the options depending on their needs.
Our Independent Study Program courses are offered through CaliQity online education. Students may access their curriculum at any time of the day or anywhere. The courses are based on Common Core Standards and meet all the standards
Once a week meetings are the average for Independent Study students. Many students come to campus every day and work with teachers in small groups. The teacher, student, and family create an instructional approach that best compliments the students educational goals and learning style.
All students are expected to maintain a high standard of ethics and quality, meeting both school and state standards.