PHS Mission Statement

The Poway High School Community will ensure a safe, respectful, challenging learning environment that requires all students to meet high expectations and pursue their goals.

PHS Vision Statement

  • Staff, students, and parents of the learning community will support, and have a personal connection to, the Poway High School Mission and Vision.
  • Communication among staff, students and parents will be coordinated and clear, and will strengthen the connection between home and school.
  • The school community will partner with the greater Poway Community and its businesses to promote interaction, and community members will have a supporting role on and off our campus.
  • All members of the learning community will maintain a clean, safe and secure environment that requires respectful speech and behavior and instills pride in our school.
  • All members of the learning community will give and receive common courtesy, inside and outside of classrooms, and for and among members of diverse groups.
  • Staff will exemplify professionalism and model the speech and behavior expected of students.
  • Students at all grade levels will meet or exceed academic standards and will demonstrate personal, social and career skills expected of all Poway High School graduates.
  • Students will make connections between subject areas and the real world -- with staff assisting, and community partners providing opportunities for real-life experience.
  • Staff will provide rigorous and relevant curriculum and daily lessons driven by academic standards and student performance.
  • Teachers in all subject areas will support the basic skills of reading, speaking, writing, using technology and problem-solving in their curriculum.
  • Staff will participate in professional development activities that result in measurable improvement in student learning.
  • All students will graduate prepared for many options after high school.
  • Students at all grade levels will set, and make progress towards, academic, personal, and future goals.
  • Staff will assist students in goal-setting and achievement and help them to follow a plan for their future.
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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, 858-521-2800, extension 2761,

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406