Pacific Elementary School has an elected three-member School Board, a Superintendent/Principal, and a School Site Council. The School Board hires and oversees the Superintendent/Principal and sets major school policies. The Superintendent/Principal, directs the day-to-day operations of the school. The School Site Council serves as an advisory and working group, helping to shape specific school plans and implementing the annual family survey.
Since November of 2015, Eric Gross has served as Pacific School’s Superintendent/Principal. Mr. Gross is dedicated to maintaining and expanding upon Pacific School’s decades-long traditions of excellence in education through hands-on learning. Mr. Gross believes in incorporating the most comprehensive educational research into daily school practices. He is bilingual in English and Spanish and previously served as a Director, Principal, Assistant Principal, Teacher, and Aide.
In 2019, Mr. Gross was honored by the Association of California School Administrators as the Superintendent/Principal of the year for a three-county area.
Mr. Gross receiving the Superintendent/Principal of the Year Award in 2019.
This button leads to a video in which Mr. Gross explains the importance of participation in the U.S. Census for school funding.