Student Services Department
Placer County Office of Education Mission Statement
The Placer County Office of Education provides successful educational programs designed to educate a wide variety of students with diverse needs, birth through adult.
Student Services Mission Statement
To increase student achievement through rigorous and meaningful instruction to all students.
The Student Services Department is comprised of direct student service programs operated by the County Office of Education including: Court School, Community Schools and Pathways Charter School.
COURT AND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS - PCOE operates a Court and Community Schools program for at-risk students. Students are referred to these programs by the Juvenile Court, Placer County Probation Department or local school districts to:
Honour Schaps Court School - a Placer County School program at the Juvenile Detention Facility serving incarcerated students in our community.
Koinonia Community School - a Community School program serving students who currently reside in Koinonia Group Homes.
Tahoe/Truckee Community School - a Community School program providing intensive intervention tailored to students' academic and social-emotional needs.
PATHWAYS CHARTER SCHOOLS include:
- iLEARN ACADEMY - an Independent Study program serving families with children in grades Transitional Kindergarten through eighth (TK-8) who choose to educate their children at home or in a hybrid program.
- CARE (Early Intervention Program - located on school district campuses) - a County Community School program serving seventh through ninth (7-9) grade students offered in partnership with identified middle schools and high schools in Placer County. Schools that host CARE classes will implement Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) including Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS).
- iCARE (Intensive CARE) - a County Community School program serving seventh through twelfth (7-12) grade students who are probation referred, expelled or voluntarily placed by parent. iCARE provides a small classroom setting with individualized instruction and support. iCARE also provides a voluntary independent study option for seventh through twelfth (7-12) grade students.
- iCARE Come Back Program (Intensive CARE Come Back Program) - an independent study program specifically designed to address the academic and career readiness needs of adult students who have not completed high school and wish to obtain a high school diploma.