Petaluma Accelerated Charter School (PACS) at McKinley is a small and diverse 7th and 8th grade school offering scholars a caring, dynamic, and rigorous middle school experience.
- Character development and building a positive community of learners
- Rigorous and accelerated academic program
- Three years of math compacted into 7th and 8th grade
- Honors-level English in both 7th and 8th grade
- Spanish curriculum over the course of 7th and 8th grade
- Integrated instructional curriculum
- Electives: Food Science, Leadership, Robotics, Visual Art
For more information on the PACS program, go here.
For information on enrollment, go here.
In 2021, Petaluma Accelerated Charter School at McKinley (PACS) was named as the #1 middle school in California by national publication U.S. News & World Report. See the full list and details here.
PACS was also selected as a 2019 California Distinguished School, one of 162 California schools to be given the designation and the only school in Sonoma County.