Merced County Office of Education

Merced Scholars Charter School



​Merced Scholars Charter School (MSCS) is a community initiated and supported charter school for grades 6-12.  It operates as a public school supported by the Merced County Office of Education.  MSCS offers instruction in a personalized learning session with a certificated teacher.  Our mission is to provide a collaborative culture for parents, staff and community partners while supporting career and college preparatory information and guidance for a seamless transition into higher education.

We Offer . . .



  • Individual personalized instruction that fits the need of each student

  • One-on-one personalized learning sessions with credentialed teaching staff

  • Curriculum aligned with the California Academic Content Standards and Frameworks

  • A wide variety of student enrichment programs

  • Opportunity to enroll in college courses FREE of tuition PLUS earn school credit for high school graduation

  • Courses that meet the a-g UC/CSU requirements

  • Leadership and community service opportunities through the Merced Scholars Charter School Student Organization

  • Community-based Career Technical Education hands-on training through the Merced County Regional Occupational Program - ROP

  • We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and colleges (WASC) and we administer all state-mandated standardized tests.    


Fall 2019-20 Stakeholder Surveys

In order to ensure that MSCS is doing the best job possible, we are asking parents, students, community members, and staff to complete the following surveys. Your feedback is important to us, so please take a few minutes to let us know how we are doing.​

MSCS Studen​t Survey​​​

MSCS Adult Stakeholder​ Survey


2019-20 School Site Council Ballots

Parents and students, please select the appropriate link below and choose the School Site Council Representatives for this school year. 

2019-20 School Site Council Ballot Student

2019-20 School Site Council Ballot Parent​