Poway Unified School District

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

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
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 2022-23 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 34,972 students in Poway Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Poway Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Poway Unified School District are Park Village Elementary School, Creekside Elementary School and Deer Canyon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Poway Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
38 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
34,972 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
1,503 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Poway Unified School District, which is ranked #114 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#113 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Poway Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.72
0.63
# American Indian Students
33 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10,096 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,054 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
56%
# Black Students
603 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
14,099 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
40%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
73 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,992 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,762
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,394
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,422
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,440
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,620
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,577
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,610
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,711
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,795
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,933
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,891
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,844
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,973
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,097 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,167 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$493 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$461 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,097
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Poway Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,167
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Poway Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Poway Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 550 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
| 522 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
| 411 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
| 935 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
| 2,481 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
| 866 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
| 475 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
| 419 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
| 764 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
| 2,395 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
| 788 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
| 1,566 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
| 804 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
| 577 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
| 404 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
| 1,197 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
| 2,408 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
| 522 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
| 1,170 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
| 403 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
| 460 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
| 1,888 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
| 802 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
| 495 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
| 626 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
| 1,175 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
| 629 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
| 1,453 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
| 470 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
| 354 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
| 342 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
| 529 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
| 1,191 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
| 592 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
| 2,251 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 38 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 34,972 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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