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Poway Unified School District

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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 approximately 35,500 students and is the third largest school district in the county. 

District Snapshot
Established 1962
Geographical Size 100 sq. mi.
Number of Students (as of 9/1/16)    35,877
Size in San Diego County 3rd largest 
Size in California 21st largest   
Number of Regular Employees 4,000
Languages Spoken 90
2016-17 General Fund Budget $376 million 
Students Served, 2016-2017
TK-12 35,877  
Adult Education 7,106
Career Technical Education                 10,385          
Extended Student Services 4,379
Preschool 1,120

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 ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761. View Annual Notification of Parents’/Students’ Rights | Annual Notification of Employees’ Rights

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