Situated on 53.5 acres of land, Pioneer Valley High School is one of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District’s largest high schools. The Performing Arts Facility will be the newest addition to the school’s facilities, which will include 298 seats, (3) teaching stations, full fly tower stage, outdoor staging area, and lighting/AV control booths. The new building’s design has both a secured student access and a separate public access, which allows for monitoring of each entry into the facility. Performing arts teachers, music teachers, community members, and staff were all part of the decision making process, ensuring that everyone’s opinion was considered for the new design. The new Performing Arts Centers will be the heart of the District’s theater program.