San Luis Coastal Unified School District
School DescriptionDISTRICT PROFILE
Situated right on the Pacific Ocean, Morro Bay High School has the impressive academics to match its excellent location. It was recognized as one of “America’s Best High Schools” by Newsweek, a California Distinguished School, and a National Blue Ribbon School.
The school has a variety of facilities for students to use, including athletic fields, an auto shop, a pool, and a gymnasium. The school also added a brand new science wing to support the schools science program.
SPORTS AND ARTS
With a variety of sports throughout fall, winter, and spring, there are a number of different teams that students can join. In particular, Morro Bay has a traditionally
strong cross country program, with both teams winning numerous league and state championships throughout the years.
There are plenty of arts opportunities for students, both fine arts and performing arts. Some unique offerings include ceramics, digital photography, and television and video production.
San Luis Obispo is located along the central coast of California. Known worldwide for its natural beauty, it’s less than four hours from both Los Angeles and San Francisco. The city’s downtown area offers plenty of shopping, movie theaters, restaurants, and cafes.
Visit School Site: San Luis Coastal Unified School District
Visit City Site: Santa Barbara, California
For San Luis Obispo High School:
Jay Asher - Author of Thirteen Reasons Why;
Chris Pontius - Actor;
Jeff Powers - Olympic silver medalist, water polo;
The Revels - Surf rock band;
Gilbert H. Stork - President of Cuesta College;
Townsend Bell - Racing driver, currently competing in the IndyCar Series
- 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 30 acres Campus Size
- 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Accepting Students in GradesYes
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Restrictions on semester students. Students must be age 15-18 on August 1; All enrollment paperwork for school year must be completed by July 15, no exceptions; Students must have 2 doses varicella is given on or after 13th birthday; *Students wishing to play varsity sports MUST make this desire clear on application. Additional paperwork must be completed by school in order for student to play varsity sports. Seniors cannot play JV". School will start reviewing applications in April. All students are able to try out for a sports team. Varsity level sports will likely require a sit out period determined by the Athletic Association for the state (CIF). JV level sports do not require a sit out period. Morro Bay High School operates on a semester schedule; San Luis High School operates on trimester schedule. Both schools have the same year start and end dates. Semester offered in Fall only at Morro Bay High School
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