Phoenix Charter Academy (PCA) is a tuition-free, independent public charter high school located in Chelsea, MA. Chartered in 2005, it opened in September 2006 with an enrollment of 75 students and grew to 150 students at the beginning of the 2008-09 school year. PCA is the only charter high school in the state of Massachusetts that specifically targets at risk, underserved youth and challenges them with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum while providing intensive, relentless support.
Phoenix Charter Academy's mission is to challenge teenagers in Chelsea, Lynn and Revere with an academically rigorous and individually tailored curriculum. Talented students who have not succeeded in other schools will have the support, resources and training needed at PCA to succeed academically in high school and college, and become economically secure in their future.