Upcoming Video Conference

MBCS Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 5:15pm. Zoom Meeting ID: 948 0489 6027

2024-2025 School Calendar

First Day of School: Wednesday, August 7, 2024. View the full Academic Year Calendar for 2024-2025 here.

2023-2024 School Calendar

Last Day of School: Thursday, June 6, 2024. View the full Academic Year Calendar for 2023-2024: here.

Our Mission

Inspire Joyful Learning and Courageous Living!

“The heart of the Waldorf method is that education is an art- it must speak to the child’s experience. To educate the whole child, his heart and his will must be reached, as well as the mind.” – Rudolph Steiner

Monterey Bay Charter School is a TK-8 public school serving the Monterey Peninsula. Committed to educating the whole child, the school endeavors to foster each child’s full potential. Founded in 1998, Monterey Bay Charter School is guided by the Core Principles for Public Waldorf Education and is a member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education.

School Overview

Prospective Families

New School Project

Charter School in Pacific Grove & Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay Charter School is a tuition-free public school using methods of instruction aligned to the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education’s core values. As a County-wide charter school, students come from all communities – Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Big Sur, and Salinas.


There are three Kindergarten classes and two of each 1st-8th grades. The Kindergarten-1st grade campus is located in Seaside, and the 2nd-8th grades campus is located in Pacific Grove. The total school enrollment is 500 students.

Quick Resources

It's Ok to Ask for Help!
Mental Health Information Poster
MBCS Family & Volunteer
Handbook 2024-2025
MBCS Annual Report 2023-2024
MBCS School Calendar
School Accountability
Report Card
2024-2025 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) & Budget Overview for Parents
Student Rights
Under Title IX
Family Education Rights
and Privacy Act
Special Education
Local Plan Area
Professional Boundaries:
Staff/Student Interactions
Expanded Learning Opportunities Grant Plan
MBCS Comprehensive School Safety Plan 2021-2022
Collective Bargaining Agreement
Family Guide to School Emergencies
Injury Illness Prevention Plan/COVID-19 Workplace Plan 2023
Thank You

Donors & Sponsors