Ponder High School



Ponder High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponder 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
9 104
10 107
11 86
12 99

Ponder High School is a public high school of the Ponder Independent School District located in Ponder, TX. It has 396 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ponder High School is the 975th largest public high school in Texas and the 12,683rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 396
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,683rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 975th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,181st out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,041st out of 2,121

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Ponder High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(50%)
198
(50%)
 Female 198
(50%)
198
(50%)

Ponder High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(78%)
310
(78%)
 Hispanic 69
(17%)
69
(17%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ponder High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(68%)
269
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(25%)
100
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
27
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponder High School is ranked 1,225th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponder High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Ponder High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 271
2006 293
2007 312
2008 342
2009 350
2010 335
2011 369
2012 386
2013 369
2014 399
2015 396

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13.1
2007 13.1
2008 13.2
2009 12.2
2010 11.7
2011 13.1
2012 12.9
2013 12.4
2014 13.6
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18819188191882
2006 0.1740614334471
2007 0.20192307692308
2008 0.19298245614035
2009 0.23714285714286
2010 0.22985074626866
2011 0.26829268292683
2012 0.28756476683938
2013 0.30894308943089
2014 0.29072681704261
2015 0.32070707070707

Compare Ponder High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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