Point Arena High School is a small, rural, coastal high school serving the diverse population of the northern Sonoma and southern Mendocino county coast. Members of the School Board, staff, students, their families, and the community of Point Arena High School are involved in a learning process that honors each element of a healthy, happy, and safe school in which education is valued and respected.
Students obtain the necessary skills to succeed; they set personal goals and have ideas of several career fields of personal interest by the end of their sophomore year. Students develop an enthusiasm for lifelong learning and have a sense of responsibility for their own education.
Members of the School Board approve appropriate funding to implement curriculum objectives and promote educational opportunities. Members of our diverse learning community are supported in the risk-taking necessary for learning. The school is seen as a hub of the community, where the community and parent input is welcome. Parents value and support the educational system. The school has an orderly, consistent, and structured operation where the major student focus is their educational progress.
Mutual respect is a goal of students, teachers, staff, the administration, and the members of the school board. Each of them behaves in a professional manner, showing a commitment to the valuable work they do at this school.