Ponderosa High School

Ponderosa High School serves 1,890 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Ponderosa High School operates within the El Dorado Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1890 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,890 students
Ponderosa High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Ponderosa High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ponderosa High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 22:1
Ponderosa High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Ponderosa High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
52%
Ponderosa High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Ponderosa High School Black (1998-2012)
White
82%
26%
Ponderosa High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ponderosa High School Sch Ethnicity Ponderosa High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.32 0.42
Ponderosa High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Ponderosa High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Ponderosa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name El Dorado Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 7,004 1,671
El Dorado Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
El Dorado Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $19 MM
El Dorado Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $18 MM
El Dorado Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,955 $11,099
El Dorado Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,911 $10,975
El Dorado Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Workforce Investment Act Charter (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Shingle Springs Buckeye Elementary School
    4561 Buckeye Rd
    Shingle Springs , CA 95682
    (530)677-2277
    1.6  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Shingle Springs California Montessori Project-shingle Springs Camp
    Charter School
    4645 Buckeye Rd
    Shingle Springs , CA 95682
    (530)672-3095
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Rescue Rescue Elementary School
    3880 Green Valley Rd
    Rescue , CA 95672
    (530)677-2720
    2.6  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cameron Park Camerado Springs Middle School
    2480 Merrychase Dr
    Cameron Park , CA 95682
    (530)677-1658
    3.5  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cameron Park Blue Oak Elementary School
    2391 Merrychase Dr
    Cameron Park , CA 95682
    (530)676-0164
    3.7  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
El Dorado County, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.35, which is lower than the California average of 0.42. The most diverse school district in El Dorado County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.