Learn about Atascadero

Atascadero is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, about equidistant from Los Angeles and San Francisco on U.S. Route 101. Atascadero is part of the San Luis Obispo - Atascadero - Paso Robles metropolitan area. The cities of Atascadero and Paso Robles have approximately the same population. Atascadero is farther inland than most other cities in the county, and as a result, usually experiences warmer, drier summers, and cooler winters than other nearby cities such as San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach. The main freeway through town is the US 101. The nearby State Routes 41 and 46 provide access to the Pacific Coast and the California Central Valley.


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3 San Gabriel Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
4 Fine Arts Academy 4th Grade - 8th Grade Public
2 Santa Rosa Road Academic Academy Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
3 San Benito Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
4 West Mall Alternative School Kindergarten - 12th Grade Public
3 Monterey Road Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
3 Atascadero Junior High School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 Atascadero High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
1 Del Rio Continuation High School 10th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A North County Christian Preschool - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Children's House Montessori School Preschool - 6th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Cornerstone Christian 1St Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
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