Pacifica High School (Oxnard, California)

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Pacifica High School
Pacifica High School (Oxnard, California) logo.png
Home of the Tritons
600 East Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036

United States
Coordinates 34°13′06″N 119°10′13″W / 34.218387°N 119.170327°W / 34.218387; -119.170327Coordinates: 34°13′06″N 119°10′13″W / 34.218387°N 119.170327°W / 34.218387; -119.170327
Type Public
Established 2001
Principal Bijou Beltran[1]
Faculty 130
Enrollment 3,850 (08-09)
Color(s) Black and green   
Mascot Triton
Accreditation WASC[2]
Newspaper 'Currents'
Media center

Pacifica High School, referred to as Pacifica or PHS, is a public four-year high school serving grades 9-12 in Oxnard, California. It opened in 2001, and the current principal is Bijou Beltran.[3]


Pacifica High School was established in 2001. It occupies approximately 50 acres (200,000 m2) of originally fertile agricultural land, and was designed by WLC Architects[4] to accommodate up to 2,250 students (even though there are over 3,000). There are 9 major buildings on campus comprising nearly 205,000 square feet (19,000 m2). Sixteen portable classrooms have been added[when?] to accommodate the increasing student population. Pacifica contains three academies: The Health Science Academy (established 2006, California Golden Bell winner in 2008[citation needed]), the Teaching & Educational Careers Academy (established 2007) and the Culinary Arts Academy (established 2010).It has many sports including Football.


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