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

Mission Statement

New Directions is a supportive learning community providing its students with opportunities designed to meet individual needs, and presenting its students with the experiences to help them develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to become responsible, contributing members of a diverse society.

Vision Statement

We believe that, in order for New Directions to function as a Professional Learning Community, we must:
  • Unite to achieve our common purpose and goals.
  • Provide a challenging, nurturing, respectful and active learning environment that promotes interdependence while celebrating the uniqueness of each individual.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and general well-being of staff and each student.
  • Seek and implement effective strategies for improving student achievement on a continuing basis.
  • Collaborate effectively as a team of students, parents, staff and community.

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