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Principal's Message

Arroyo Grande High School serves students from the communities of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Pismo Beach and Oceano located along the picturesque coastline of San Luis Obispo County. The school is one of three comprehensive high schools in the Lucia Mar Unified School District.

Arroyo Grande High School has been recognized as a California Distinguished High School. AGHS has also been recognized as one of the best high schools in the country by The Washington Post, Newsweek, and U. S. News and World Report. Establishing this high level of success requires good communication and a sense of partnership between parents, staff, and students.

The staff at Arroyo Grande High School is committed to providing our students with a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Expectations for student behavior and academic achievement are high. Our graduates leave the high school college and career ready.

Arroyo Grande High School offers outstanding academic programs to all students. Staff members firmly believe that every student can be successful in school, and work together to provide the support necessary so every student can meet the school’s high expectations. While at AGHS, students have access to a rich core curriculum, college preparatory and Advanced Placement courses and activities, career transition programs, and numerous extracurricular activities and sports programs. All students are encouraged to get involved and participate to make the most of their experiences at AGHS.