Ponderosa Elementary School serves 773 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ponderosa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 773 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 30% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 37% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Ponderosa Elementary School's student population of 773 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ponderosa Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4375 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ponderosa Elementary School's ranking?
Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked #4375 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Ponderosa Elementary School?
773 students attend Ponderosa Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Ponderosa Elementary School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ponderosa Elementary School?
Ponderosa Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ponderosa Elementary School offer ?
Ponderosa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ponderosa Elementary School part of?
Ponderosa Elementary School is part of Spring Independent School District.
much lower state scores than the whole state. Some teachers don't help enough with the kids when it comes to socially & academically.
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