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Miramar Marine Corps Air Station

San Diego, California

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Schools & Education

School Liaison Office
Bauer Road
Building 2525
San Diego, CA 92145

Phone 858-577-6633
Phone (DSN) 312-267-6633
Fax 858-577-6604
Fax (DSN) 312-267-6604

Mon – Fri 7:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Public School

The closest school districts to MCAS Miramar are the San Diego Unified and Poway Unified School Districts. 

The busing of school children varies between districts. Before buying or renting a house or apartment, call the district to find out what is offered in that district. San Diego Unified School District, for instance, does not offer busing except for those involved in magnet schools, voluntary integration programs or special education. The Poway School District does provide transportation for a fee but only after certain walking distances.

The closest school districts to MCAS Miramar are the San Diego Unified and Poway unified School Districts. There is no Department of Defense (DOD) school on board MCAS Miramar. 

San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD)

San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) serves over 135,000 students, and has marked more than 150 years of service to San Diego's children. It is the second largest district in California, and eighth largest urban district in the United States. The student population is extremely diverse, representing more than 15 ethnic groups and over 60 languages and dialects.

Since its founding on July 1, 1854, the district has grown from a small, rented school building with one teacher to its current state-more than 221 educational facilities with 14,555 full-time equivalent staff positions representing more than 15,800 employees. The district's educational facilities include 118 elementary schools, 24 middle schools, 29 high schools, 35 charter schools, and 15 atypical or alternative schools. 

For more information on meals, enrollment school programs bus service, etc. visit the San Diego Unified School District website.   

Poway Unified School District (PUSD)

The Poway Unified School District is located in northern San Diego County, California. Encompassing an area of 100 square miles, district schools are situated in suburban San Diego and throughout the rural city of Poway. PUSD operates 23 elementary schools (K-5), six middle schools (6-8), four comprehensive high schools (9-12), and one continuation high school. Twenty-three schools are located in the city of San Diego; eleven schools in the city of Poway. The District serves approximately 33,000 students and is the third largest school district in the county.

The Poway Unified School District has an enrollment size of 34,000. The Pupil/Teacher ratio for grades 4-5 is 28:1, for middle school is 27:1, and for high school is 30:1. There is no Magnet school in Poway Unified school district. Percentage of high school students who are college bound. 51% enrolled in 2yr college. 49% enrolled in 4 year college. Achievement test scores API for all schools are above 800.

For information on meals, enrollment school programs, bus service, etc. visit Poway Unified Schools District website.


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