In this site, you will find valuable information about the philosophy, activities and people who make Sunset an exciting learning community. This site is created to serve students, parents, and our community. These pages show the daily activities and expectations at Sunset, including special events, career days and clubs. We also know Sunset students will find their interests, work and effort well represented here. Sunset High School is a fantastic place to be. It provides space, support and structure to really assist students who have a desire to direct their own development. We are sure you will find this site a valuable tool and a reflection of the multifaceted and talented students and staff who make Sunset High School such a great place to learn. 

Mission Statement

Sunset High School develops respectful, responsible, self-directed learners by fostering a safe, supportive, and flexible learning environment in which students can experience academic success and personal growth.

Vision Statement

We inspire students to strive, learn and succeed, thus encouraging students to manifest their potential.

Sunset Motto

Respect and Responsibility

Click on SARC for the School Accountability Report Card.

Are you a former student and need a copy of your Official Transcript?  If so, please email the following info to:
  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Last School Attended (Sunset, North Coast or Adult Education)
  • Year that your graduated or attended
  • Address where you want your transcript(s)sent
  • remember to include the name of the school where you want it sent
  • Phone #  
The turnaround time is approximately 1 week, but may take much longer if
you attended the San Dieguito Adult School prior to 2010.


Around Campus

Several photos have been added to the "Around Campus" photo album...so check 'em out.  

Sunset High School 
684 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024

 For Enrollment Packets & Appointments, 
please contact:
Victoria Long, Admin. Assistant
call 760-753-3860, ext. 5534

Adult Education News

The San Dieguito Adult School is now under the auspices 
of MiraCosta College.  Adult High School classes will
be offered on the Sunset HS campus in Room F-2, 
starting this coming Fall, 2015.  
For more information, click here
or contact:  
Community Learning Center
1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
760-795-8710 or miracosta.edu/ahsdp 

REGISTRATION DATES  -  Fall 2015 – Term 2 -  at the CLC above

Tuesday, October 13 at 5 PM

Wednesday, October 14 at 8:30 AM and 3 PM

Thursday, October 15 at 5 PM

Classes for Fall Term 2 begin October 19, 2015


Adult High School &GED Prep Registration

at Sunset HS, Room F-2

Registration will take place at Sunset High School (SHS), 684 Requeza Street, Encinitas, CA  92024 on the following dates and times.  If you are interested in enrolling please attend one of the registration sessions below.

  Fall 2015 – Term 2 

Wednesday, October 7 at 1:30 PM (plan to stay until 4pm)

Thursday, October 8 at 1:30 PM (plan to stay until 4pm)

Classes for Fall Term 2 begin October 19, 2015

Registration Procedure for all the dates above

Prospective students should submit an application for admission online at miracosta.edu/ahsdp prior to attending a registration session.  The Application Confirmation page should be printed and presented at the time of registration.


Plan to arrive on time.  A timed reading assessment test will be given as part of the registration process.  Once the test has started students will no longer be admitted into the testing room.  The registration process lasts approximately two and a half hours. 

Bring your transcripts if you have them.  The transcripts will be evaluated and used by the counselor to enroll you in appropriate classes.  

After the test a counselor will provide a short orientation for the Adult High School and GED Preparation. You will meet with a counselor individually to enroll in courses.

Please do not bring children.  Children are not allowed in the testing room and may not be left unsupervised in the lobby.



News & Events

"Coffee with the Principal" is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 29 from 8:00 am from 9:00 am at the Sunset campus. Our special guest will be our Superintendent, Rick Schmitt.  Supt. Schmitt will be there to give you information and answer questions about current and upcoming district activities. Principal Ayala will also provide you with updates on Sunset events and activities.

September 2015 
Superintendent's Monthly Update 
focusing on various achievement measures and the 2016-17 High School Enrollment process. Please click here to view.


Sunset Calendar