Poway High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
15500 Espola Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
Phone
(858) 748-0245
District
POWAY UNIFIED
County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2253
Classroom Teachers
85

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Poway High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

80 60 40 20 0
61%
44%
67%
57%
55%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 20 10 0
26
25
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 556 24.7%
Grade 10 588 26.1%
Grade 11 576 25.6%
Grade 12 533 23.7%
Total 2253 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.7% 49.6% 24.4%
Black 2.2% 2.1% 5.7%
Hispanic 26.9% 16.9% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.5% 30.8% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.6% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.7% 18.3% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.2% 15.3% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 3.0% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 207,365 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,174.6 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.6% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 70,489 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 7.3% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.6% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 60.2% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.6% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.0% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.7% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.8% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.0% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 4.5% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,746 $242,080,210 53.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $487 $17,475,995 3.9%
Staff $526 $18,875,510 4.2%
General Administration $52 $1,866,020 0.4%
School Administration $593 $21,279,805 4.7%
Operation $936 $33,588,360 7.5%
Transportation $333 $11,949,705 2.7%
Other $598 $21,459,230 4.8%
Total Support $3,523 $126,422,855 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,255 $80,920,675 18.0%
Total Expenditures $12,524 $449,423,740 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%