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Our School

Located on the Monterey Bay, in the Central California Coastal city of Seaside, Peninsula Adventist School is a place where small class sizes, outdoor education, and Christian values come together to provide a unique and enriching educational experience.At PAS, we believe in fostering a nurturing environment where each student receives personalized attention and support to thrive academically, socially, and spiritually.In addition to our rigorous academic curriculum, we offer a comprehensive outdoor education program that encourages students to explore and appreciate the wonders of nature while developing important life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and environmental stewardship.  We invite you to join our vibrant and caring community at Peninsula Adventist School, where students are empowered to become compassionate leaders who make a positive difference in the world.

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Principal’s Welcome


I am Evan "H" Hendrix, principal/5-8 grade teacher here at PAS.  With 28 years of teaching and administrative  experience, I am very excited about the future of PAS!

  Let's find out a little bit more about me.  I was a 26 year career missionary in Asia and the Central Pacific Islands.  I've also taught here in the US.  I very much enjoy reading, photography, exercising with my wife, and being out in nature.  

On the academic side, I am the biggest fan of my students when they "get it".  I am overjoyed when they include me as a mentor-guide in formulating their future ambition and dreams.  I am totally beside myself when their ambition begins to form in their minds as a "calling".  I've had the profound privilege of witnessing this transformation with eighth graders before graduation!  

Lastly, my welcoming story would not be complete without mentioning seeing students decide that they want to give their lives to Jesus as their personal Savior.  Yes, I believe eternal education is important.  

As you surf through our site and perceive how unique we are, I also hope you see that our commitment is to serve a loving God and our students are the recipients of His affection every single day.  My hope is that our students are well prepared citizens on earth, but absolute citizens of heaven!



To advocate leadership cultivation, community service, high MAP ranking, and most importantly knowledge of God the Creator through nature and revelation, with the goal of complete acceptance of Jesus Christ. 


By developing, strengthening, and utilizing the school, home, and church partnership for  supporting student achievement and growth, PAS aims to glorify God, serve man, and be conservators of His created works.

Faculty & Staff

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Evan Hendrix

Principal/5-8 Teacher


Briana Espinoza-Trujillo

K-4 Teacher 

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Dr Cindy Kim


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Eileen Lee


Patty Syx


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Kevin Dupuis


Core Values

  • Humility

  • Integrity

  • Kindness

  • Respect

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