Alta Vista Alternative High School/La Cuesta Continuation High School

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Parents-- Look for Registration Letters in the Mail! This has important information on how to Register your student Online!

STEP ONE:  Parents are required to have an email address in our Aeries system* to register their child online. If you have an email address in our system, an Aeries Parent Portal account was automatically created for you. 

To check if your if you have an account, try logging in using this link:

  • Your email address is your username

  • If you don't remember your password, select 'forgot my password'

If you are not able to log in the system, please contact Assistant Principal, Anna Pilhoefer at: *If you do not have an email address, see instructions linked in the documents below. And, please email Anna Pilhoefer your email address so that it can be added in our Aeries system.

STEP TWO: Follow the directions on the email that you receive from Aeries.

STEP THREE: Select the Aeries option and enter in your username and temporary password. Follow the directions to complete your child’s Online Registration.

STEP FOUR:  Print, sign, complete, and submit the following documents: New Emergency Card, Address Verification, and bring one Proof of Residence. In order to complete the registration process, these documents will need to be submitted to Tamara Alonzo, the Registrar at La Cuesta. Be sure to bring one of the items listed on the Verification form. You can bring these in Monday-Friday between 8:00-4:00pm.

INDEPENDENT STUDIES ONLY - STEP FIVE: Bring all necessary documents to the Learning Agreement meeting. If you are unable to attend the scheduled learning agreement meeting or you did not receive a letter, please contact the counselor, Susan Snyder at 966-0883 ext 7015 or

PARENT SUPPORT: Also, we will have support for families needing assistance with creating emails, registering and/or printing out the documents on Mondays-Fridays at La Cuesta in room 1, from 8am-3:30pm.

If you do not complete the registration process prior to the first day of school on Aug. 21st you will not be guaranteed enrollment at one of our schools.