Pacific Collegiate School

Santa Cruz, CA
Gut renovation + change of use from 47,000 sq.ft. industrial to educational facility

Following Collaborative for High-Performance Schools (CHPS) best practices

Pacific Collegiate School (PCS) is a college preparatory public charter school whose mission is to provide a rigorous academic curriculum with a focus in the arts and languages. As a public school, PCS is free and open to all. The school was recently named 25th best high school school in the nation by U.S. & News Report, and top charter school in California. 

As of the fall of 2014 the project recently submitted for building permit for the gut rehab of the former Dascom Research Park facility, a 47,000 sq.ft. two-floor building, which will be the new home for the school's 500 students for the 2015-2016 school year.

Rendering courtesty of Studio Bondy Architecture