Ponderosa Elementary School
Ponderosa Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ponderosa Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
Ponderosa Elementary School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#333 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
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
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