Ponderosa High School

Ponderosa High School serves 1,828 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equal to the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Ponderosa High School operates within the El Dorado Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1828 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,828 students
Ponderosa High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ponderosa High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Ponderosa High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Ponderosa High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 25:1
Ponderosa High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
11%
Ponderosa High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
13%
53%
Ponderosa High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
81%
25%
Ponderosa High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Ponderosa High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.42
Ponderosa High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
49%
Ponderosa High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
9%
Ponderosa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

El Dorado Union High School District's student population of 6,847 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,798 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,377 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name El Dorado Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 6,847 1,757
El Dorado Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
El Dorado Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $17 MM
El Dorado Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $87 MM $18 MM
El Dorado Union High School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,798 $10,238
El Dorado Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,377 $10,739
El Dorado Union High School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Central Sierra Rop High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camerado Springs Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckeye Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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