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Number of Students

859 (MBHS) or 1322 (SLOHS)

SAT Average


Accepting Students to Grades


San Luis Coastal School District

Public School District – San Luis Obispo , California

Founded in 1895, the San Luis Coastal Unified School District has two four-year high schools: Morro Bay (MBHS) and San Luis Obispo (SLO) High Schools. Located in the coastal foothills of central California, the district is one of the highest-achieving public school systems in the state. San Luis Coastal guarantees students will receive the highest quality programs to become self-sufficient after high school.

Each campus is about 30 acres with amenities including swimming pools at each high school, performing arts spaces, new classrooms, tennis courts, and new tracks with more improvements starting in the summer of 2016.

Sports and Arts
The District believes that each participant benefits from participating in athletics, and students are encouraged to become involved with sports such as cross county and football. Students are also encouraged to take advantage of the arts program through courses or extracurricular activities.

Awards and Accomplishments
Morro Bay High was ranked as one of the best high schools in Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools”, named a National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education and it is also accredited as a California Distinguished School. San Luis Obispo High School ranks among the top academic high schools in California with its graduates going on to study at the country’s best universities.

Community Information
San Luis Obispo is situated along the central coast of California. World-renowned for its natural beauty, it was founded in 1772. From the city limits you can reach either Los Angeles or San Francisco in just 4 hours. The city’s downtown area is thriving and energetic with plenty of shopping, restaurants and movie theaters to enjoy.

Located about four hours north of Los Angeles.

Area population: 15,000
City website: City of San Luis Obispo

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Early June

School Facts

Number of Schools in District


Student Population


Number of Students

859 (MBHS) or 1322 (SLOHS)

Accepting Students to Grades


Teacher/Student Ratio


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


Campus Size

30 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • American Sign
  • Latin
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Media Production
  • Industrial Arts
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Theater

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Latin
  • Macroeconomics
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Waterpolo
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Agricultural Ambassadors
  • Dance
  • Industrial Arts Competitions
  • Mock Trial
  • Music
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Brown University, University of California, California State University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, US Military Academies, University of Southern California, Yale University, Boston University, Duke University, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Oregon, Colorado State University, University of Florida, University of California - Los Angeles , University of California - Berkeley, University of California - Davis, University of California - Santa Cruz, University of California - San Diego

SAT Breakdown:
Section Average
Critical Reading 570
Mathematics 569
Writing 555
Total 1694

Closest International and Local Airports: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP)
For Details Visit Website:   San Luis Coastal Unified School District

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