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 0
9 286
10 265
11 285
12 305

Ponderosa High School is a public high school of the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1 located in Parker, CO. It has 1,141 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ponderosa High School is the 96th largest public high school in Colorado and the 5,018th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,141
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.37

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Ponderosa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 579
(51%)
14,253
(51%)
 Female 562
(49%)
13,713
(49%)

Ponderosa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 934
(82%)
20,237
(72%)
 Hispanic 114
(10%)
4,595
(16%)
 Two or More 51
(4%)
1,059
(4%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
1,073
(4%)
 Black 18
(2%)
819
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
147
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Ponderosa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,043
(91%)
23,916
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
3,220
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
830
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponderosa High School is ranked 239th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 35.3%. 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 1908
2006 1958
2007 2024
2008 1844
2009 1677
2010 1429
2011 1166
2012 1141

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.2
2007 18.3
2008 17.6
2009 19.2
2010 20.4
2011 20.8
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.019916142557652
2006 0.019407558733401
2007 0.029644268774704
2008 0.036876355748373
2009 0.054263565891473
2010 0.086773967809657
2011 0.084048027444254
2012 0.085889570552147

Compare Ponderosa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.6%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,141 21.8:1  
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