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86%
  • Del Norte High
  • 16601 Nighthawk Ln., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,933
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
84%
  • Deer Canyon Elementary
  • 13455 Russet Leaf Ln., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
82%
  • Del Sur Elementary
  • 15665 Paseo Del Sur, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
82%
  • Willow Grove Elementary
  • 14727 Via Azul, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 765
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
82%
  • Adobe Bluffs Elementary
  • 8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
82%
  • Creekside Elementary
  • 12362 Springhurst Dr., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
81%
  • Stone Ranch Elementary
  • 16150 4s Ranch Pkwy., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 990
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
80%
  • Park Village Elementary
  • 7930 Park Village Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 652
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
77%
  • Oak Valley Middle School
  • 16055 Winecreek Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
76%
  • Westview High
  • 13500 Camino Del Sur, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,283
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 41:1
76%
  • Monterey Ridge Elementary
  • 17117 4s Ranch Pkwy., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 1,040
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
75%
  • Mesa Verde Middle School
  • 8375 Entreken Way, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
75%
  • Design 39 Campus
  • 17050 Del Sur Ridge Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 831
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
74%
  • Chaparral Elementary
  • 17250 Tannin Dr., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 839
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
74%
  • Los Penasquitos Elementary
  • 14125 Cuca St., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 539
  • 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
73%
  • Westwood Elementary
  • 17449 Matinal Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 798
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
71%
  • Morning Creek Elementary
  • 10925 Morning Creek Dr. S., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 823
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
69%
  • Mt. Carmel High
  • 9550 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,014
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 43:1
68%
  • Shoal Creek Elementary
  • 11775 Shoal Creek Dr., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 612
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
68%
  • Canyon View Elementary
  • 9225 Adolphia St., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
67%
  • Rancho Bernardo High
  • 13010 Paseo Lucido, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,183
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
67%
  • Bernardo Heights Middle School
  • 12990 Paseo Lucido, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,449
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
66%
  • Black Mountain Middle School
  • 9353 Oviedo St., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
64%
  • Rolling Hills Elementary
  • 15255 Penasquitos Dr., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
62%
  • Turtleback Elementary
  • 15855 Turtleback Rd., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
62%
  • Twin Peaks Middle School
  • 14640 Tierra Bonita Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
61%
  • Sunset Hills Elementary
  • 9291 Oviedo St., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
61%
  • Highland Ranch Elementary
  • 14840 Waverley Downs Way, San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
60%
  • Sundance Elementary
  • 8944 Twin Trails Dr., San Diego
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 548
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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%
  • Poway High
  • 15500 Espola Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,252
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
57%
  • Midland Elementary
  • 13910 Midland Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
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
n/a
  • Abraxas Continuation High
  • 12450 Glenoak Rd., Poway
  • Poway Unified
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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San Diego school information

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores46%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools2118,30879,221
Total private schools993,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools621,0857,963
The San Diego, CA educational system consists of 211 public schools, 99 private schools and 62 post-secondary schools. San Diego public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 20% higher than than the California average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Diego public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 43.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in San Diego

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Poway Unified School District, San Diego schools. To customize your list of Poway Unified School District 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 Unified School District schools.

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Source: The San Diego, 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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