B+
Avg. test scores 22%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 51%

Poway school information

IndexPowayCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores60%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools318,30879,221
Total private schools123,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Poway are 22% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Poway
  • 91.6% of people in Poway have completed 8th grade
  • 91.3% of people in Poway have completed high school
  • 45.8% of people in Poway have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Poway

      IndexPowayCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade91.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school91.3%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college76.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.6%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors45.8%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters16.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%

      Poway, CA School Districts

      • Poway Unified School District

      There are a total of 31 public schools, 12 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Poway. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Poway, CA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Poway, CA, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76380%63%
      Solana Beach, CA13,31274%51%
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86474%50%
      Encinitas, CA62,16067%35%
      Bostonia, CA16,29551%4%
      Poway, CA49,67560%22%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ashburn, VA49,69287%77%
      Olympia, WA49,60864%30%
      Wheaton, MD49,76433%33%
      Wilson, NC49,55832%34%
      Downers Grove, IL49,55542%15%
      Poway, CA49,67560%22%
      Source: The Poway, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.