Ponderosa High School



Ponderosa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 5
9 481
10 489
11 461
12 463

Ponderosa High School is a public high school of the El Dorado Union High School District located in Shingle Springs, CA. It has 1,899 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ponderosa High School is the 436th largest public high school in California and the 1,748th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,899
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.49

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Ponderosa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 960
(51%)
3,493
(51%)
 Female 939
(49%)
3,369
(49%)

Ponderosa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,539
(81%)
5,092
(74%)
 Hispanic 221
(12%)
816
(12%)
 Asian 62
(3%)
308
(4%)
 Two or More 54
(3%)
473
(7%)
 Black 10
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
67
(1%)

Ponderosa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,600
(84%)
5,565
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(12%)
1,012
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(4%)
285
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponderosa High School is ranked 984th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ponderosa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1977
2006 1959
2007 1905
2008 1962
2009 1906
2010 1894
2011 1890
2012 1899

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 22.4
2007 20.1
2008 23.2
2009 24.1
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.058168942842691
2006 0.059213884635018
2007 0.065616797900262
2008 0.085626911314985
2009 0.10073452256034
2010 0.12249208025343
2011 0.16137566137566
2012 0.15745129015271

Compare Ponderosa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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