Open Enrollment!

Be a part of East Texas' premier charter school! We are accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year, see the Admissions tab for more information!

Stand Strong, PCA!

If we stand apart now, we'll be together soon. PCA news and resources related to Covid-19 are posted below. Stay safe!

Exceptional Staff!

PCA recognizes employees for their exceptional merit provided over an extended period of time. Congratulations Second Nine Week Winners!


Celebrating 20 years as Lufkin and Angelina County's premier charter school!

Pineywoods Community Academy~ College Preparatory Charter School ~
August 5th, 2020, An Important letter from Dr. Vaughn!
To view the letter, click here.
New PCA Elementary Site!
For PCA Elementary Parent and Student announcements (including Virtual Meet the Teacher), click here.
Middle School and High School Orientation Videos!
As we're all getting ready to come back to PCA, please take a moment to view these orientation videos. Middle School Orientation click here, High School Orientation click here.
Updates to Dress Code for the 2020-21 School Year!
For more information, click here.
Preparing for Return to School!!
PCA's leadership team is developing face to face and online instructional plans. Please read Dr. Vaughn's letter click here for more information. Para la traduccion al espanol, haga clic aqui.
Immunization Resources!
For information for parents whose children are in need of back to school immunizations, click here. Para la traduccion al espanol, haga clic aqui.
PCA’s Plans for Reopening and Starting the 2020-2021 School Year!
For PCA’s plan for reopening the school, click here. For PCA's plan for starting the 2020-2021 school year, click here.
Remote Learning 2020!
To access PCA's Remote Learning 2020 content, click here.
When it Comes to Great Employees, Ours Take the Cake!
To view a slideshow of this year's Teachers and Paraprofessional of the Year, click click here.
PCA Child Care Programs Information!
For information on the status of PCA paid Child Care Programs, click here.



Dr. Vaughn's Voice!
July 29, 2020


Dr. Vaughn's Voice!
July 22, 2020


Dr. Vaughn's Voice!
May 28, 2020


Dr. Vaughn's Voice!
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Pineywoods Community Academy is an open enrollment public charter school that opened its doors in 1998. Located at 602 South Raguet in Lufkin, Texas, Pineywoods offers a comprehensive elementary and secondary education program. The school serves students in PreKindergarten through grade 12. Designated an Early College High School by the Texas Education Agency, Pineywoods students spend part of their day at Angelina College beginning in grade 9 where they have the opportunity to take dual credit classes that allow students to earn high school and college credit at the same time. Transportation is provided for students from Pineywoods to the Angelina College campus. Students who begin the program in grade 9 have an opportunity to graduate with both a high school diploma and up to 60 college hours including an Associate Degree from Angelina College.