Ponderosa Elementary School
Ponderosa Elementary School serves 447 students in grades 1-5.
Ponderosa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho 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 41% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).
Ponderosa Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 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 bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ponderosa Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#381 out of 682 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education
I absolutely loved Ponderosa I am now going into sixth grade and was at ponderosa for about 4 1/2 years, we moved so I had to switch schools. I have never been to a school more organized or well prepared than ponderosa I'm proud that it won.
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