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74%
  • Chaparral Elementary
  • 17250 Tannin Dr., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 839
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
74%
  • Painted Rock Elementary
  • 16711 Martincoit Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 666
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
62%
  • Twin Peaks Middle School
  • 14640 Tierra Bonita Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
60%
  • Garden Road Elementary
  • 14614 Garden Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
60%
  • Meadowbrook Middle School
  • 12320 Meadowbrook Ln., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,343
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
59%
  • Tierra Bonita Elementary
  • 14678 Tierra Bonita Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
57%
  • Midland Elementary
  • 13910 Midland Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
57%
  • Poway High
  • 15500 Espola Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,252
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
54%
  • Pomerado Elementary
  • 12321 Ninth St., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
44%
  • Valley Elementary
  • 13000 Bowron Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 736
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
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  • Abraxas Continuation High
  • 12450 Glenoak Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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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
The Poway, CA educational system consists of 31 public schools, 12 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Poway public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 57% higher than than the California average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poway public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.3% have completed high school, 45.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Poway schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Poway, CA schools.

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Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76380%63%
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Encinitas, CA62,16067%35%
Bostonia, CA16,29551%4%
Poway, CA49,67560%22%

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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.
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