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.

On December 1, 2015, a vacancy will exist on the Personnel Commission of the District. The Personnel Commission is an independent, three member board that sets policy for a “Merit System” personnel program governing the selection and retention of the classified or non-teaching employees of a school district; conducts hearings on appeals from disciplinary actions; and performs other related functions.

This is, essentially, a volunteer position with the main compensation being community service, although there is a small stipend for meeting attendance.
 In order to apply, you must be a:

1. Registered voter
2. Resident within the territorial jurisdiction of the school district and
3. Known adherent to the merit principle of employment

You may not be a member of the governing board of any school district or county board of education or an employee of the school district during the term of office.
If you are interested in applying and would like more information and an application, please call 760 753-6491 ext. 5519 and ask for Kathy or Jean or email classifiedpersonnel@sduhsd.net. 

The ending date to apply is September 1, 2015.


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 

Fall 2015 – Term 1

Wednesday, August 12 at 1:30 PM

Thursday, August 13 at 1:30 PM

Classes for Fall Term 1 begin August 25, 2015

Registration Procedure

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.


News & Events

The 2015-16 School Year begins 
on TUESDAY, August 25, 2015!  

Labor Day is Mon., Sept. 7th - no school
Monday, Sept. 14th - no school

The 2015-16 Education Plan: Strategic Themes was           adopted by the Board of Trustees at their                            August 20, 2015 Board meeting.                 Please click here to review.

Sunset Calendar