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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 41 schools located in the cities of San Diego and Poway: 25 elementary schools (TK-5), two elementary & middle school combination (TK-8th), six middle schools (6-8), one continuation high school, five comprehensive high schools (9-12), one middle college and one adult school. We serve over 35,000 students and our District is the third largest school district in San Diego County.

An Introduction to Our Award-Winning Schools:

District Snapshot

Established 1962
Geographical Size 100 sq. mi.
Number of Schools (2022-23) 41
Number of Students (2022-23) 34,896
Size in San Diego County 3rd largest 
Size in California 21st largest
Number of Regular Employees 4,270
Languages Spoken 90
General Fund Budget (2022-23) $530 million

Students Served, 2022-2023

TK-12 34,896
Adult Education 9,368
Career Technical Education (2022-23)                8,002