JCS Pine Hills
Passion, Responsibility, Opportunities, Support, Prepared, Excellence, & Respect
Welcome to JCS Pine Hills
JCS Pine Hills is an independent study K-12 charter school serving approximately 700 students in Riverside County. Our mission is to empower learners with educational choice. Our vision is to provide an exemplary personalized learning program in a supportive, resource-rich learning environment. We are dedicated to excellence and committed to nurturing passionate lifelong learners. Core values include:
- Creativity and Innovation: Envision and explore rich teaching and learning opportunities.
- Commitment: Educate students to their full potential and uphold the greater good of the school.
- Choice: Empower individual paths and goals through personalized learning.
- Excellence: Foster a climate of high expectations, quality, and accountability.
- Integrity and Compassion: Model honesty, dignity, fairness, and responsibility while demonstrating respect and understanding.
JCS Pine Hills Academy (K-8)
At JCS Pine Hills Academy, K-8, our goal is to develop passionate life-long learners through differentiated and personalized instruction. While on campus, students participate in hands-on, activity-based Common Core instruction. Lessons are taught whole-class, small-group and/or individually. Our qualified teachers pull from a variety of resources to create meaningful lessons that target both the academic and interest levels of the students.This program is an excellent fit for students who enjoy working independently as well as collaborating with others. Generally, students attend the academy four days per week. On home study days, students complete assignments at home under the direction of a parent-teacher.
JCS Pine Hills Academy (6-12)
JCS Pine Hills Academy (6-8)
This small program meets at the academy three days per week and focuses on character development and academic success. Students engage in a standards based education rich in cross curricular projects that motivate inquiry and interest in learning. Students become creative problem solvers and regularly use technology for independent research. Student leadership is encouraged and active in promoting extracurricular events and community service. JCS staff takes pride in promoting a safe environment where a culture of respect, exemplary character and good citizenship is celebrated.
JCS Pine Hills Academy (9-12)
This is a unique program option designed for high school students who would benefit from group instruction in core and elective subjects 3 days per week. Students are exposed to the academic rigor of college preparatory courses which have been approved and are on file with the University of California and are taught by highly qualified, credentialed teachers. The Academy is designed to support parents who desire personalized instruction and creative curriculum design.