PROFICIENCY 57% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #35 of 38 in Poway Unified
  • Ranked #7 of 11 in Poway
  • Ranked #1557 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
69%Poway Unified
60%Poway
38%California

Poway High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Poway Unified" in Poway, CA. There are a total of 2,252 students and 83 teachers at Poway High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 334 free lunch students and 124 reduced lunch students.

Poway High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 50% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2252
Teachers82.71
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch334
Reduced lunch124

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Poway High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School46%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School68%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Poway High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 65.0% 50.5% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.5% 2.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.2% 26.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.2% 14.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 5.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Poway demographics profile

StatisticPowayCaliforniaNational
Population49,67539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,27125691
Median age40.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

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%
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Source: The Poway High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.