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 information to victoria.long@sduhsd.net
  • 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 one week!


Around Campus

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


Congratulations to Mr. Craig Williams, Math Teacher at Sunset HS, for being selected as Teacher of the Year!!!

Sunset High School 
North Coast Alternative High School
684 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024

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

If you didn't graduate but still want to...try the 
Adult Education High School Diploma Program!
please contact:
Stephanie Thomson
760-753-3860, ext. 5602
or email:

If you need to take the CAHSEE test, come to Sunset HS on March 17th, at 3pm for English and/or March 18th, at 3pm for Math

Please do not visit your Adult Ed. teachers
on the Sunset HS campus 
during high school hours (8:30am-1:30pm).
Thank you!

News & Events

The Annual Dodgeball Tournament is on!!!

Sunset Calendar