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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
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Co-coordinator
  • California Colleges Guidance Initiative Lead
  • CORE 
  • Master Schedule Planning Co-coordinator
  • Registration Co-coordinator
  • School Based Counseling/Mental Health Liaison
Ms. Michelle Dorado             Hb-Lo 
Academic Counselor
  • CAASP Support
  • Cal Grant Coordinator 
  • College Visits Coordinator
  • Financial Aid Coordinator
  • GGUSD Career Fair Lead
Ms. Damaris Ahumada          Lp - N
Academic Counselor
  • College Application Coordinator
  • College Boost Supervisor 
  • Community College Liaison
  • Dual Enrollment Lead
  • Senior Awards Night Coordinator
Mr. George Ocean                   O - Sh
Academic Counselor
  • Girl State and Boy State Liaison
  • GATE Coordinator 
  • NCAA/NAIA Coordinator 
  • PSAT Coordinator 
  • Scholarships Coordinator 
  • Seal of Biliteracy Liaison
  • Senior Signing Day Coordinator
  • Website Coordinator 
Ms. Esther Wu                           Si-Z
Academic Counselor
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Co-coordinator
  • Counseling Newsletter Publisher
  • APEX/Credit Recovery Coordinator
  • Pacifica Coast High School Coordinator 
Ms. Clara Santacruz
Guidance Clerk
  • Aeries Tech Support
  • APEX Support
  • Counseling Support
  • Data Confirmation Support
  • Mail Verifications
  • Parchment Support
  • Registration
  • SAT/ACT Fee Waivers
  • Work Permits
Mrs. Evangelina Sears
  • Aeries Tech Support
  • Cal Grant Support
  • Data Confirmation Support
  • Diplomas
  • ELC Coordinator 
  • Mail Verifications 
  • Name Changes
  • NCAA/NAIA Support
  • Parchment Coordinator
  • Registration


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