John F. Kennedy Program in America and California Exploration (PACE)
Grades 9-12

School Program

Program Information

Program in American and Californian Exploration (PACE) offers students a four-year advanced academic program. The goal is to ensure that all PACE graduates are prepared to attend and succeed at competitive four-year colleges and universities. Each PACE student takes a rigorous college-prep curriculum (including Advanced Placement English, history, math, science, and foreign language) and takes uniquely designed English and History courses with an emphasis on California history, government, and literature, with writing across the curriculum.

Application Requirements

  1. Submit the online application between November 1 - 30, 2021.
  2. Attend an essay session in December 2021. An invitation will be emailed to the parent/guardian on December 1, 2021 to attend an essay session.
  3. Transcripts for 7th Grade (all quarters) and 8th Grade (first quarter). This will be automatically sent to the program through the online application.
  4. Standardized test scores. This will be automatically sent to the program through the online application.