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Jacoby Creek School 707-822-4896 Msg: 707-633-9090 707-822-4898 1617 Old Arcata Rd, Bayside CA 95524
Jacoby Creek School

Jacoby Creek School is a TK-8 school located close to the town of Arcata in northern California. Enrollment hovers around 450 students and there are two classrooms for each grade level.

Teachers and staff provide an excellent educational setting for all students. Students enjoy activities such as music and drama along with a strong After School Enrichment program (ASE).

In September 2017 JCS was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Schools Award Winner.  The award is based on a school’s overall academic excellence or marked progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. National Blue Ribbon Schools demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels.

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Important Update

Book Fair 2018

The JCS Scholastic Book Fair will be held on April 23-27  Our book fair will be open for browsing and purchasing books all week.

All proceeds go to our library.
  • Monday – Wednesday: 2:15-4:00pm.
  • Thursday: 2:15-7:00pm during open house
  • Friday: 2:15-4:00pm.
Click Here to view the online portal. Parent and student volunteers needed. For more information contact JCS Librarian Marci Barker –

Find What You Need

Visit the JCS Documents and Forms page. This page has links to documents and information that are an important part of our school. This includes handbooks, bus schedules, information, and forms that can be filled out and returned to our school . Find what you need on the new Documents and Forms page.

Measure K Updates

Get the latest news and activities on Measure K.

The Jacoby Creek Charter School District (the “District”) was successful at the election conducted on November 8, 2016 (the “Bond Election”) in obtaining authorization from the District’s voters to issue up to $2.7 million aggregate principal amount of the District’s general obligation bonds (“Measure K”).

Kindergarten Classroom

Athletics Update April 2018

Track & Field Track season is underway.  The first meet, the HSU Invitational, will be on April 5, 2018 at Humboldt State University.   Sports Physicals Humboldt County is a rural community, as such, there is typically a three month…

April Panther Press

View April Panther Press as Google Doc   Dear Jacoby Creek School Families,   It is officially spring!   I hope that this month’s Panther Press finds you doing well and enjoying the new season.  March was a busy month at…

March School Site Council AGENDA Call to order   Approve January Minutes   Opportunity for public input.  At this time members of the public wishing to address the Site Council on items on the agenda may do so. Surveys & Focus Group Update…


National Blue Ribbon School 2017

Jacoby Creek School was named as National Blue Ribbon School, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Education. It is one of 25 schools in the state to receive the honor. Read the story in The Times-Standard Breaking News.

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Congratulates California Schools Recognized as 2017 National Blue Ribbon School.

“Congratulations to all the schools on this list and to the educators, parents, students, and communities for helping students believe in themselves, set high goals, and realize their potential,” Torlakson said. “You are shining examples of the terrific things happening in California public education, and we must keep our momentum going because the California Way is to move forward and upward.”

Community Promo

Arcata Summer Camp Leader-In-Training Program

The City of Arcata Parks & Recreation Division is thrilled to announce open enrollment for their upcoming Summer Camp Leader-In-Training Program beginning Monday, April 9. The Leader-In-Training Summer Program gives teens ages 13-17 the opportunity to gain valuable real-life work…

Arcata Summer Camp Season

The City of Arcata Recreation Division is thrilled to announce open enrollment for the 2018 Arcata Summer Camp Season beginning Monday, April 9. A variety of camps are offered, with some lasting up to ten weeks, for youth and teens…

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