New Directions Independent Study

Office Location: 13626 Twin Peaks Road, Poway, CA 92064, Building 200 
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, Friday: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
 Information Line: (858) 679-2530


Parents who would like their child to enroll in the middle school program at New Directions (ND) must speak to the counselor at their child's school to:

  • Discuss the reason for requesting the transfer,

  • Investigate options/interventions available on the campus in lieu of transferring.

If the transfer is approved, the site counselor will call the ND counselor who will

STEP 1 - Call you to schedule an enrollment appointment,

STEP 2 -  Advise you on how & when your child will withdraw from their school (the day before his/her enrollment appointment),

STEP 3 -  Inform you that your child must continue attending classes on campus until the day before the enrollment appointment or a truancy will be given.

STEP 4- Student and parent/guardian review the ONLINE PRESENTATION


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 disability, 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, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

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