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 ~
Updated April 29th! Graduation, 8th Grade Promotion, and End of Year Info!
For a letter concerning 2020 Graduation, click here. For 8th Grade promotion info, click here. For Secondary Campus end of year activities, click here, for Elementary Campus end of year activities, click here.
Grading Policy During Pandemic Announced!
To view the Grading Policy, 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.
Remote Learning 2020!
To access PCA's Remote Learning 2020 content, click here.
P-EBT Benefits!
Families who qualify for free/reduced meals may click here for more info on P-EBT benefits and click here for application info.
No Internet Access for Remote Learning?
The TEA has announced that Texas cable and internet providers are offering internet service at no cost for 60 days to K-12 students. For information from Consolidated, click here. For information from Suddenlink, click here.
PCA Child Care Programs Information!
For information on the status of PCA paid Child Care Programs, click here.
Instructional Resources for Home Use!
For a short introductory video from our Instructional Specialists click here. For tech-based resources click here, for low tech/no tech resources, click here.



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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.