District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Poway Unified School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Poway Unified School District

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Parent / Guardian
November 09, 2023
As a parent I am truly happy with BHMS. My son started at Mesa Verde but struggled with the teachers. I actually couldn’t relate with the teachers ether, they were rude and not supportive. There was... More
Parent / Guardian
October 21, 2023
This school environment has changed recently. Some downward shift. This was one of the most relaxed and academically strong schools. A welcoming school for all POCs etc etc but I don't know if I... More
Parent / Guardian
October 11, 2023
Our two daughters go to this school and the teachers and staff are amazing and the quality of education is superb.
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