Ponderosa High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3661 Ponderosa Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Phone
(530) 677-2281
District
EL DORADO UNION HIGH
County
EL DORADO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1778
Classroom Teachers
72

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.7% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Ponderosa High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 45
Proficiency in Reading 81 58
Proficiency in Math 62 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.55
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.50
AVG FOR STATE 23.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 466 26.2%
Grade 10 441 24.8%
Grade 11 442 24.9%
Grade 12 429 24.1%
Total 1778 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.6% 76.7% 25.2%
Black 0.5% 1.2% 6.1%
Hispanic 13.8% 15.1% 56.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 6.0% 11.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.3% 17.5% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 14.0% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.5% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 139,602 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 124.4 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.7% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 18.5% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 51,047 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 7.5% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.6% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.4% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.2% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.2% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.7% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.0% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.7% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.7% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,104 $34,890,944 45.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $673 $4,600,628 6.0%
Staff $284 $1,941,424 2.5%
General Administration $113 $772,468 1.0%
School Administration $660 $4,511,760 5.9%
Operation $1,109 $7,581,124 9.9%
Transportation $370 $2,529,320 3.3%
Other $485 $3,315,460 4.3%
Total Support $3,693 $25,245,348 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,417 $16,522,612 21.6%
Total Expenditures $11,214 $76,658,904 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,628 $35,042,190,399 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $3,132,694,832 4.4%
Staff $532 $3,313,420,819 4.6%
General Administration $92 $574,369,306 0.8%
School Administration $617 $3,842,972,574 5.4%
Operation $941 $5,861,130,775 8.2%
Transportation $229 $1,423,064,571 2.0%
Other $495 $3,082,557,570 4.3%
Total Support $3,410 $21,230,644,860 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,436 $15,165,585,439 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,474 $71,439,433,283 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%