Mission Statement

The mission of Parrish Charter Academy (PCA) is to provide academic excellence for all students through experience and self-discovery in order to develop motivated, independently thinking individuals who demonstrate exemplary character, social confidence and service to the community.


Moreover, PCA embraces the vision of being a school community that actively cultivates innovation and integrity in a challenging and engaging learning environment that ensures academic and social-emotional success.  

Great Minds

PCA is now accepting online applications for students in PK - 3rd Grade for school year 2019-2020.

Click here to complete our online application and secure your student's seat at PCA today!

Click here to learn how any student residing anywhere in the state of Florida may enroll in any school that has capacity. This statute applies to our school in Manatee County.


PCA has several specific goals for success, including an overall goal to provide a model of excellence that links public education as deeply and broadly as possible with the resources and activities of the larger community, in order to both customize education and to provide much needed support and nurturing for students who are enrolled in Manatee County.  

Students in the target community will find the educational opportunities at PCA geared toward the education of students and families interested in an academically rigorous curriculum combined with a strong health and fitness program and an emphasis on character development, using a carefully designed purposeful character development curriculum with specific weekly lessons and goals.

Click below to view PCA Site Plan, Groundbreaking Ceremony, and New Construction Progress!

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Parrish Charter Academy is proudly managed by:
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8605 Erie Road | Parrish, FL 34219

Call: 941-545-6380