Pacific Coast Academy is a fictional private boarding school that is the setting for the TV series "Zoey 101." As of 2015, there is no real boarding school in the United States with this name. In the show's plot, Pacific Coast Academy is located in southern California and is formerly an all-boys school that enrolls girls for the first time in the first episode of "Zoey 101."
"Zoey 101" aired on Nickelodeon and lasted four seasons. In the first season of "Zoey 101," Pepperdine University, located in Malibu, California, was the setting for PCA. The school's dean is Dean Rivers, who is portrayed by Christopher Murray. The school has a coffee cart and a sushi bar on its campus.
The series features Jamie Lynn Spears as Zoey Brooks, who is one of the first female students at PCA. She attends the school with her younger brother Dustin, played by Paul Butcher. Other students at the school are Chase, Michael, Nicole, Dana, Lola, Quinn, Logan and Michael.
Throughout the series, viewers learn more information about PCA. For example, the school has a tradition known as "Prank Week" in which the old students pull pranks on the newly enrolled students. The school has a basketball team and an all-boys wrestling team. The campus is located near the beach and has vending machines; the drink "Blix" is popular among PCA students.