Ponderosa Elementary School

3483 East Ponderosa Boulevard
Post Falls, ID 83877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ponderosa Elementary School serves 447 students in grades 1-5.
Ponderosa Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 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 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ponderosa Elementary School's student population of 447 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ponderosa Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#279 out of 676 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
89%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.200.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePost Falls School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ponderosa Elementary School is Post Falls High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is River City Middle School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Post Falls Post Falls High School Math: 37% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,546 student
    2.0 miles
    2832 East Poleline Road
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 773-0581
    2 9-12 1,546
  • Post Falls River City Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 605 students
    2.0 miles
    1505 North Fir Street
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 457-0933
    2 6-8 605
  • Post Falls Prairie View Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 443 students
    2.1 miles
    2478 E Poleline Ave
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 773-8327
    2.1 1-5 443
  • Post Falls Frederick Post Kinder Center
    Grades: PK-2 | 414 students
    2.5 miles
    205 West Mullan
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 777-0479
    2.5 PK-2 414
  • Post Falls Greensferry Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 1-5 | 361 students
    2.5 miles
    1520 N. Bunting Lane
    Post Falls, ID 83854
    (208) 777-0999
    2.5 1-5 361

School Reviews

5  
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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