Welcome to Pace Pasco

About Pace Pasco

Pace Center for Girls, Pasco is located in New Port Richey, Florida. Pace was initially founded in 1985 and came to Pasco County in 1998. Pace Pasco serves local girls in the areas of academic improvement, social services, and transition support. The target population for Pace Pasco is at-risk girls between ages 11 to 17 who may benefit from a more personalized and supportive educational environment. At Pace Pasco, girls work to become productive citizens, who value their education, repair family relationships, celebrate their achievements and build self-confidence.

Our model focuses on long-term progress in academics and provides a stable environment for emotional growth. We recognize a holistic and gender-responsive environment allows for girls to thrive mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Our Passion

At Pace, our passion is derived from our students. We currently serve 57 girls across Pasco County.


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Get in touch

Pace Center for Girls - Pasco

7545 Little Road

New Port Richey, FL 34654

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Phone: 727-849-1901

Fax: 727-842-5979

For enrollment referrals, please ask for:

Renee Shelton E-mail
727-849-1901 x 1916

Referral Form

Girls attend Pace to get appropriate counseling and education in a nurturing environment. To become enrolled, they must be between 11 to 17 years old, at least one year behind in school, and have 3 or more risk factors.

Risk factors are the underlying issues that lead girls to academic underachievement. These are issues such as: foster home placement, substance abuse (by girl or family member), domestic violence, incarceration of a family member, neglect, physical/emotional/sexual abuse, grief, emotional health concerns, low income, and more.