Cuesta College South County Center at Arroyo Grande High SchoolThe Cuesta College South County Center strives to provide the best service to the community, and promote student achievement and succes. 

The center represents a welcoming, inclusive, student-centered environment where students have access to a wide variety of support services, quality educational opportunities, workforce training, and transfer-oriented higher education. 

Classes have been available to students of the South County Center at the Arroyo Grande High School sine 1965.  The South County Center was relocated to Lucia Mar's Orchard Street Facility in 2001, where classes and services are still held today. 

Directions to the South County Center

From Highway 101 South:

  • Exit at Fair Oaks in Arroyo Grande
  • Travel East on Fair Oaks to Orchard Avenue
  • Turn Left on Orchard Avenue
  • Th center is on the corner of Orchard Avenue and West Cherry Avenue


From Highway 101 North:

  • Exit at Fair Oaks in Arroyo Grande
  • Turn right at the stop sign
  • Make an immediate left onto Orchard Avenue
  • The center is on the corner of Orchard Avenue and West Cherry AVenue

South County Center Map


Parking permits are not required for South County Center classes at Arroyo Grande High School. The area is residential, and students and faculty are encouraged to use the parking lot and/or street parking located directly beside the South County Center office.