Poway Unified School District

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Welcome to the Poway Unified School District! We are a national leader in K-12 public education. The Poway Unified School District is located in northern San Diego County, California. PUSD operates 25 elementary schools (K-5), one elementary & middle school combination (TK-8th), six middle schools (6-8), one continuation high school, five comprehensive high schools (9-12), and one adult school. Twenty-six schools are located in the city of San Diego; twelve schools in the city of Poway. The District serves over 36,000 students and is the third largest school district in the county. 

District Snapshot
Established 1962
Geographical Size 100 sq. mi.
Number of Students (2019-20)    36,564 
Size in San Diego County 3rd largest 
Size in California 21st largest   
Number of Regular Employees 4,490
Languages Spoken 90
General Fund Budget (2019-20) $405 million
Students Served, 2019-2020
TK-12 36,564  
Adult Education 1,012
Career Technical Education (2018-19)                14,234          
Extended Student Services (2018-19) 4,449
Preschool 1,100

PUSD Mission and Vision Statements

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800