Ponderosa Elementary School
Ponderosa Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ponderosa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 514 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 79%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Ponderosa Elementary School's student population of 514 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ponderosa Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1313 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the Ponderosa Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
No School ~ Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
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