Parking Rules:

  • Parking remains a privilege at Poway High School. Having a permit means that if a space is available in a student lot, you have the right to park there.
  • Parking spaces are located in the North and South parking lots. Spaces are filled on a first come first served basis.
  • Parking is NOT permitted in the PCPA lot or in any Staff lot.
  • Parking permits will be issued during student registration or during Lunch in the front office. Administrators will determine if it is necessary to discontinue issuing parking permits.
  • Students may not park on campus prior to receiving a permit. Students carrying unresolved discipline and/or attendance violations into the next school year will not be issued a permit.

Obtaining a Parking Permit:

All students must present:
  • A valid DMV California vehicle registration in the student or parent/guardian’s name.
  • Valid California driver’s license.
  • Proof of student attendance at the “Start Smart” program will be verified before a permit can be issued.
  • Current PHS school identification card.
  • Completed parking registration forms (available in the front office).
  • Each permit will cost $10.00 cash or check (non-refundable).
  • A cumulative and current GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Student may not be credit deficient.
  • Minimal tardy or truancy record.

Obtaining a Temporary Permit:

  • You must get a temporary pass from Administration if you drive a vehicle not registered with the office, prior to parking on campus.
  • You must also qualify for a permit.
  • 1-day permits will be issued in the event of emergency or late notice.
  • A maximum of 5-days will be issued with prior notice.
  • Temporary permits will not be issued after 7:20 AM and students are NOT to use class time to address any parking issues.

Parking privileges will be revoked for reasons including, but not limited to the following:

  • Grades that fall below a 2.0. *Permits that are revoked at each grading period will not be re-issued until the GPA reaches 2.0 or higher AT THE NEXT GRADING PERIOD
  • Attendance issues.
  • Misuse of permit.
  • Reckless driving.
  • Discipline issues.
  • Tardies or truancies.
  • Excessive tickets.

Permits are not transferable. It is to be used only on the car and by the student to whom it is issued. It is the responsibility of the student to properly display the permit in the upper left corner of the front windshield at all times.

Tickets will be issued for any violation of parking rules. Tickets are issued through the City of Poway and must be paid. The appeal process for any violation begins in the Discipline Office.

The speed limit on campus is 5mph. Parking rules are established and will be given to students when they register the car. Violations of any of the rules listed above or stated in the parking rules can result in revocation of parking privileges, parking citations, having vehicle towed or other disciplinary action.

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