Poway Unified School District

15250 Ave. Of Sci
San Diego, CA 92128-3406
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Poway Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 34,477 students in Poway Unified School District.
Public Schools in Poway Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.72, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
39 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
34,477 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,475 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#292 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Poway Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poway Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poway Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Poway Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.63
# American Indian Students
40 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
9,926 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,050 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
56%
# Black Students
599 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
13,708 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
40%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
65 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4,063 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,846
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,379
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,440
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,472
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,438
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,556
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,523
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,539
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,668
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,808
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,942
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,878
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,988
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,005 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,770 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$552 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Poway Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$509 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Poway Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,005
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Poway Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,770
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Poway Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Poway Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Park Village Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7930 Park Village Rd.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-5621
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #22.
Creekside Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12362 Springhurst Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 391-1514
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #33.
Deer Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13455 Russet Leaf Ln.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-6064
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #44.
Del Sur Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15665 Paseo Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 674-6200
Grades: K-5
| 968 students
Rank: #55.
Del Norte High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16601 Nighthawk Ln.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-0877
Grades: 9-12
| 2,586 students
Rank: #66.
Monterey Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 83% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17117 4s Ranch Pkwy.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-6887
Grades: K-5
| 840 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Adobe Bluffs Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 538-8403
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Rolling Hills Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15255 Penasquitos Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 672-3400
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #99.
Willow Grove Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 83% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14727 Via Azul
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 674-6300
Grades: K-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1010.
Westview High School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 780-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,351 students
Rank: #1111.
Westwood Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17449 Matinal Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-2026
Grades: K-5
| 794 students
Rank: #1212.
Oak Valley Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16055 Winecreek Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-2939
Grades: 6-8
| 1,505 students
Rank: #1313.
Stone Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16150 4s Ranch Pkwy.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-8474
Grades: K-5
| 748 students
Rank: #1414.
Painted Rock Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16711 Martincoit Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 487-1180
Grades: K-5
| 581 students
Rank: #1515.
Sundance Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8944 Twin Trails Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-2950
Grades: K-5
| 383 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Design 39 Campus
(Math: 72% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17050 Del Sur Ridge Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 679-6639
Grades: K-8
| 1,193 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Rancho Bernardo High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13010 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 485-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,334 students
Rank: #1818.
Los Penasquitos Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14125 Cuca St.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 672-3600
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #1919.
Mesa Verde Middle School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8375 Entreken Way
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 538-5478
Grades: 6-8
| 1,073 students
Rank: #2020.
Sunset Hills Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9291 Oviedo St.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-1600
Grades: K-5
| 395 students
Rank: #2121.
Canyon View Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9225 Adolphia St.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-0981
Grades: K-5
| 461 students
Rank: #2222.
Mt. Carmel High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9550 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-1180
Grades: 9-12
| 1,857 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Chaparral Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17250 Tannin Dr.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 485-0042
Grades: K-5
| 803 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Shoal Creek Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11775 Shoal Creek Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 613-9080
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #2525.
Morning Creek Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10925 Morning Creek Dr. S.
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 748-4334
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #2626.
Black Mountain Middle School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9353 Oviedo St.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-1300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,136 students
Rank: #2727.
Highland Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 72% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14840 Waverley Downs Way
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 674-4707
Grades: K-5
| 617 students
Rank: #2828.
Bernardo Heights Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12990 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 485-4850
Grades: 6-8
| 1,381 students
Rank: #2929.
Garden Road Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14614 Garden Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-0230
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #3030.
Tierra Bonita Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 66% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14678 Tierra Bonita Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-8540
Grades: K-5
| 380 students
Rank: #3131.
Pomerado Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12321 Ninth St.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-1320
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #3232.
Turtleback Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15855 Turtleback Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 673-5514
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #3333.
Meadowbrook Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 69% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12320 Meadowbrook Ln.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-0802
Grades: 6-8
| 1,097 students
Rank: #3434.
Midland Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13910 Midland Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-0047
Grades: K-5
| 627 students
Rank: #3535.
Poway High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15500 Espola Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-0245
Grades: 9-12
| 2,275 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Poway Unified School District?
Poway Unified School District manages 39 public schools serving 34,477 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Poway Unified School District?
40% of Poway Unified School District students are White, 29% of students are Asian, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Poway Unified School District?
Poway Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Poway Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,770 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 39 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 34,477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 94%
  • : <50%
  • : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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