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Welcome to the Pacifica High School Guidance  Department website. Our mission is to provide  educational, personal, and career guidance for all students. We strive to develop effective programs and strategies to meet the many needs of our students.

Pacifica High counselors focus on fostering a sense of social and academic empowerment, career development awareness, and responsible decision-making in our students.

Counseling Pix

Ms. Campos
Ms. Faviola Campos                               A-Co                    
Academic Counselor /Co-Lead
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Co-coordinator
  • Master Schedule Planning Co-coordinator 
  • Registration Co-coordinator
  • Summer School Coordinator
 Sara Williams
Ms. Sara Williams                         Cp-Ha
Academic Counselor/Co-Lead
  • APEX Coordinator
  • CORE 
  • Master Schedule Planning Co-coordinator
  • Parent Night Coordinator
  • Registration Co-coordinator
  • School Based Counseling/Mental Health Liaison
  • Seal of Biliteracy Liaison
Ms. Michelle Dorado                      Hb-Lo 
Academic Counselor
  • CAASP Support
  • Cal Grant Coordinator 
  • College Visit Lead
  • Financial Aid Co-coordinator
  • GGUSD Career Fair Lead
  • Senior Awards Night Coordinator 
Ms. Damaris Ahumada                 Lp - N
Academic Counselor
  • Community College Liaison
  • Dual Enrollment Lead
  • Senior Signing Day Coordinator
  • Senior Awards Night Co-coordinator
Mr. George Ocean                        O - Sh
Academic Counselor
  • California Colleges Guidance Initiative (CCGI) Lead
  • Girl State and Boy State Programs Liaison
  • Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC) Lead
  • GATE Coordinator 
  • NCAA Coordinator 
  • PSAT Coordinator 
  • Scholarships Coordinator 
  • Website Coordinator 
Ms. Esther Wu                              Si-Z
Academic Counselor
  • AP Co-coordinator
  • College Application Coordinator
  • College Boost Supervisor 
  • Counseling Newsletter Coordinator 
  • Financial Aid Co-coordinator
  • Newsletter Coordinator
  • Pacific Coast High School (PCHS-Online) Lead
Ms. Clara Santacruz
Guidance Clerk
Please contact the Guidance department at 714-663-6575. 


Counselors can be reached at (714) 663-6575


Students will receive:

High school course planning to meet college entrance requirements
Opportunities to meet with college representatives on the high school campus and at the District College Information Night
Testing Information (PSAT, ACT, SAT, AP, CAASPP)
Financial aid / scholarship information
Assistance with applications, scholarship and admission recommendations
College information appropriate to individual goals
Regional Occupational Program advisement and enrollment
Community college program information
Trade, technical and vocational school information
Military service information

Students and parents can also expect the following services: 

Development of a personal academic plan
Pre-enrollment orientation to include the scheduling process and graduation requirements
Registration, scheduling, and program adjustments as needed
Test results interpretation
Parent conferencing, parent-teacher conference arrangements
Counseling assistance and community referral information for special needs
Special grade reports provided upon request
Transcripts and graduation status reports provided twice yearly