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
9 466
10 441
11 442
12 429

Ponderosa High School is a public high school of the El Dorado Union High School District located in Shingle Springs, CA. It has 1,778 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ponderosa High School is the 493rd largest public high school in California and the 2,282nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,778
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,282nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 493rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,959th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 545th out of 2,608

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Ponderosa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 921
(52%)
3,422
(51%)
 Female 857
(48%)
3,252
(49%)

Ponderosa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,379
(78%)
4,863
(73%)
 Hispanic 233
(13%)
961
(14%)
 Two or More 88
(5%)
335
(5%)
 Asian 55
(3%)
358
(5%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
62
(1%)
 Black 8
(0%)
76
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
19
(0%)

Ponderosa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,524
(86%)
5,497
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(11%)
942
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(3%)
235
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponderosa High School is ranked 1,140th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1828
2014 1818
2015 1778

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
2013 25.4
2014 24.9
2015 24.5

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
2013 0.16247264770241
2014 0.15841584158416
2015 0.14285714285714

Compare Ponderosa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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