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Guidance Home


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.


Ms. Campos
Ms. Faviola Campos                      A - Co
Academic Counselor
  • Cocoordinator Advanced Placement (AP) 
  • AVID Liason
  • Cocoordinator Master Schedule Planning
  • SAT/ACT Information 
  • All Grade Level Night Coordinator
  • Senior Info Night Coordinator
  • Summer School Coordinator
  • College Reps Cocoordinator
 Sara Williams
Ms. Sara Williams                         Cp-Ha
Academic Counselor
  • APEX Coordinator
  • Financial Aid Night Coordinator
  • College Signing Day Coordinator
  • Seal of Biliteracy Liaison
  • School Based Counseling/Mental Health Liaison
  • Financial Aid/Cal Grant Coordinator
  • College Boost Coordinator
  • Senior Survey
Ms. Dorado
Ms. Michelle Dorado                      Hb-Lo 
Academic Counselor
  • Support Cal Grant
  • Support Dual Enrollment
  • Support Senior Awards Night
  • Support Senior Signing Day and Senior Survey
  • Support CAASP
  • Support CC Liaison
  • Support PCHS Summer
Mrs. Ana Alaniz                           Lp - N

Lead Counselor
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Coordinator 
  • College Application Workshops
  • Senior Awards Night Coordinator 
  • Master Schedule Planning Coordinator
  • Registration 
  • Incoming 9th Grade Registration
  • 8th Grade Parent Night
  • Principal's Honor Roll
Mr. George Ocean                        O - Sh

Academic Counselor
  • CAASP Coordinator
  • ELC
  • GATE Coordinator 
  • NCAA Coordinator 
  • PSAT Coordinator 
  • Scholarships
  • California Colleges Guidance Iniative (CCGI)
  • Girls State and Boys State Programs Liaison
Ms. Esther Wu                              Si-Z

Academic Counselor
  • Counseling Newsletter
  • Dual Enrollment Coordinator
  • College Reps Coordinator 
  • Financial Aid Night Cocoordinator
  • Pacific Coast High School (PCHS-Online) Summer School Liaison
  • Community College Liaison
  • Financial Aid Info/Workshop Night Cocoordinator
Ms. Clara SantaCruz
Guidance Clerk
Ms. Letricia Thomas


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