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Learning at PCS is an adventure! We provide opportunities for students to explore their interests, celebrate their identities, and find what fuels their curiosity. Our students are the heart of our school and our teachers and staff its soul.

We are a vibrant and busy community, with many events and activities throughout the year that bring families together in celebration and augment classroom learning. Our calendar is bursting with high-energy athletic contests, dynamic music, dance, theater productions, and student-led events.

PCS is also a public school, with no tuition requirement. State and local funding leaves a 10% gap in our budget each year, so we depend on community generosity-- particularly in challenging budget years. Please consider Making a Gift to ensure support for the people and programs that make PCS a special place to learn.

Other Ways to Give

The Annual Giving Campaign is our primary fundraising priority because it pays teacher salaries and keeps the lights on. This is not the only way to give back to PCS– you can also make a “forever gift” to the Pacific Collegiate Foundation Endowment, give time to the Parent Volunteer Association (PVA) and attend the PVA’s Annual Fundraising Event called BASH.

Checks are also gratefully accepted-- please make them out to Pacific Collegiate School and mail/drop them to 3004 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Contact PCS Development Director Ildi Carlisle-Cummins at or 831-479-7785 ext 3107.