Merced County Office of Education

Merced Scholars Charter School





To get information regarding the school during this time of Shelter in Place, see our new page on distance learning.

Distance Learning Information and Resources Page Link​​


We are now preparing for enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. We are in the process of planning our courses and student support opportunities. For returning students, please complete the following survey if you plan to re-enroll in the fall. If you do not plan on re-enrolling, please email the school at or contact your child's teacher.

Re-enrollment Form for Currently Enrolled Students


If you are not a current student and are interested in enrolling for the next school year, Please visit our Enrollment page or click on the following link to get your name on our list.

MSCS Intent to Enroll Form for New Students​​​

School Climate Surveys

To better support students and families, we ask that you complete the following surveys. Please select the appropriate survey to complete. This information will also be uploaded to the school's dashboard in the fall.

Spring 2020 MSCS Student Survey

Spring 2020 MSCS ​​Parent/Family/Community Survey​

Spring 2020 MSCS Parent/Family/Community Survey - Spanish

 What's Happening?

​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.