Education

The Half Moon Bay area public education system is governed by the Cabrillo Unified School District in the north and the La Honda/Pescadero School District in the south. There are also two private schools on the coast.

  • Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) | (650) 712-7100
  • Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) is located at 498 Kelly Avenue in Half Moon Bay. The CUSD Governing Board is comprised of five elected officials. The district currently operates the following schools:
  • Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School (K-5)
  • Cabrillo Adult Education
  • El Granada Elementary School (K-5)
  • Farallone View School (K-5)
  • Half Moon Bay High School (9-12)
  • Kings Mountain Elementary School (K-5)
  • Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate School (6-8)
  • Pilarcitos High School – Alternative Education (10-12)
  • CUSD School Overview

     

  • La Honda/Pescadero Unified School District (LHPUSD) | (650) 879-0286
  • The La Honda/Pescadero Unified School District (LHPUSD) is located at 360 Butano Cutoff in Pescadero. The LHPUSD Board of Trustees is made up of five elected officials. The district currently operates the following schools:
  • La Honda Elementary School (K-5)
  • Pescadero Elementary School (K-5)
  • Pescadero Middle School (6-8)
  • Pescadero High School (9-12)

         
    Private Schools

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  • Pre-Schools
  • Tutors
  • Youth Development

If you are interested in higher education, there are several universities located within the greater Northern California Bay Area. For local colleges, we recommend that you visit the San Mateo County College District website for information on what is available in San Mateo County.  

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