Average Teacher Salary in Poway Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Poway Unified School District is $56,932.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,990 $19,097 $23,200 $27,846 $33,119 $39,781
Kindergarten $54,275 $32,944 $38,735 $50,731 $69,058 $83,623
Elementary $67,918 $36,616 $48,313 $66,802 $84,504 $106,321
Middle school $67,341 $42,450 $53,471 $65,647 $80,764 $98,431
High school $66,136 $37,366 $48,416 $65,462 $82,770 $98,732

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,895
  • Full time teachers: 1,469
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 20 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 406
  • Instructional Coordinators: 19
  • Elementary Teachers: 883
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 121
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 450
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 32,155

Financial Statistics for Poway Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $178,904,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $164,065,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,407,000
  • Total revenue: $353,376,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $171,196,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $187,179,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $47,146,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,184,000
  • Total expenditures: $505,396,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $94,164,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $13,903,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Poway Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Poway Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adobe Bluffs Elementary
8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr
San Diego, CA 92129
858-538-8403
  • Total: 449
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 96
20 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Canyon View Elementary
9225 Adolphia St
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-0981
  • Total: 517
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 92
22 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Chaparral Elementary
17250 Tannin Dr
Poway, CA 92064
858-485-0042
  • Total: 825
  • Kindergarten: 161
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 170
  • 5th grade: 140
22 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Creekside Elementary
12362 Springhurst Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
858-391-1514
  • Total: 787
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 88
23 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Deer Canyon Elementary
13455 Russet Leaf Ln
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-6064
  • Total: 556
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 100
  • 6th grade: 103
19 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Del Sur Elementary
15665 Paseo Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92127
858-748-0010
  • Total: 183
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 30
15 to 1 12 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Garden Road Elementary
14614 Garden Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-0230
  • Total: 505
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 83
19 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Highland Ranch Elementary
14840 Waverley Downs Way
San Diego, CA 92128
858-674-4707
  • Total: 661
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 100
20 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Los Penasquitos Elementary
14125 Cuca St
San Diego, CA 92129
858-672-3600
  • Total: 520
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 115
23 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Midland Elementary
13910 Midland Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-0047
  • Total: 595
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 131
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 142
  • 4th grade: 128
  • 5th grade: 134
23 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Monterey Ridge Elementary
17117 4s Ranch Parkway
San Diego, CA 92127
858-487-6887
  • Total: 769
  • Kindergarten: 154
  • 1st grade: 153
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 105
21 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Morning Creek Elementary
10925 Morning Creek Dr South
San Diego, CA 92128
858-748-4334
  • Total: 666
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 101
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Painted Rock Elementary
16711 Martincoit Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-487-1180
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 103
21 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Park Village Elementary
7930 Park Village Rd
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-5621
  • Total: 744
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 132
  • 5th grade: 125
21 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pomerado Elementary
12321 Ninth St
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-1320
  • Total: 487
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 86
20 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rolling Hills Elementary
2025 Fieldcrest Ave
Fairfield, CA 94534
707-399-5000
  • Total: 504
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 65
21 to 1 24 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Shoal Creek Elementary
11775 Shoal Creek Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
858-613-9080
  • Total: 633
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 102
21 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stone Ranch Elementary
16150 4s Ranch Parkway
San Diego, CA 92127
858-487-8474
  • Total: 1,007
  • Kindergarten: 180
  • 1st grade: 154
  • 2nd grade: 179
  • 3rd grade: 159
  • 4th grade: 177
  • 5th grade: 158
22 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sundance Elementary
8944 Twin Trails Dr
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-2950
  • Total: 495
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 88
19 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sunset Hills Elementary
9291 Oviedo St
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-1600
  • Total: 419
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 87
20 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tierra Bonita Elementary
14678 Tierra Bonita Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-8540
  • Total: 537
  • Kindergarten: 142
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 104
22 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Turtleback Elementary
15855 Turtleback Rd
San Diego, CA 92127
858-673-5514
  • Total: 515
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 93
22 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Valley Elementary
12333 Eighth St
Yucaipa, CA 92399
909-797-1125
  • Total: 606
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 97
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Westwood Elementary
9444 Caywood Dr
Stockton, CA 95210
209-953-8333
  • Total: 594
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 139
19 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Willow Grove Elementary
11655 Airline Hwy
Paicines, CA 95043
831-628-3256
  • Total: 24
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 4
12 to 1 2 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Poway Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bernardo Heights Middle
12990 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
858-485-4850
  • Total: 1,402
  • 6th grade: 451
  • 7th grade: 467
  • 8th grade: 484
25 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Black Mountain Middle
9353 Oviedo St
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-1300
  • Total: 1,297
  • 6th grade: 418
  • 7th grade: 449
  • 8th grade: 430
27 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Meadowbrook Middle
12320 Meadowbrook Ln
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-0802
  • Total: 1,287
  • 6th grade: 417
  • 7th grade: 422
  • 8th grade: 448
25 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mesa Verde Middle
14000 Peach Hill Rd
Moorpark, CA 93021
805-378-6309
  • Total: 828
  • 6th grade: 441
  • 7th grade: 443
  • 8th grade: 467
25 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Oak Valley Middle
16055 Winecreek Rd
San Diego, CA 92127
858-487-2939
  • Total: 1,047
  • 6th grade: 374
  • 7th grade: 349
  • 8th grade: 324
25 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Twin Peaks Middle
14640 Tierra Bonita Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-5131
  • Total: 1,304
  • 6th grade: 392
  • 7th grade: 456
  • 8th grade: 456
26 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Willow Grove Elementary
11655 Airline Hwy
Paicines, CA 95043
831-628-3256
  • Total: 24
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 4
12 to 1 2 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Poway Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mt. Carmel High
9550 Carmel Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92129
858-484-1180
  • Total: 2,380
  • 9th grade: 596
  • 10th grade: 608
  • 11th grade: 609
  • 12th grade: 567
25 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
Poway High
15500 Espola Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-0245
  • Total: 2,879
  • 9th grade: 706
  • 10th grade: 774
  • 11th grade: 730
  • 12th grade: 669
25 to 1 117 9th Grade 12th Grade
Rancho Bernardo High
13010 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
858-485-4800
  • Total: 2,846
  • 9th grade: 713
  • 10th grade: 731
  • 11th grade: 731
  • 12th grade: 671
24 to 1 117 9th Grade 12th Grade
Westview High
13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129
858-780-2000
  • Total: 2,431
  • 9th grade: 630
  • 10th grade: 607
  • 11th grade: 611
  • 12th grade: 583
24 to 1 100 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Poway Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Abraxas Continuation High
12450 Glenoak Rd
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-5900
  • Total: 280
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade: 227
13 to 1 22 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $30,706
  • Median family income: $79,985
  • Median male income: $47,467
  • Median female income: $26,519
  • Median income of a renter: $48,874
  • Median income of a home owner: $81,876
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,275 4,055 6,625 14,075 14,985

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