Ponderosa Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
804 Ponderosa Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone
(408) 423-4000
District
SANTA CLARA UNIFIED
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
596
Classroom Teachers
24

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 48
Proficiency in Reading 72 48
Proficiency in Math 75 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 45
Proficiency in Reading 65 48
Proficiency in Math 66 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 42
Proficiency in Reading 64 49
Proficiency in Math 58 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.36
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 105 17.6%
Grade 1 112 18.8%
Grade 2 86 14.4%
Grade 3 98 16.4%
Grade 4 106 17.8%
Grade 5 89 14.9%
Total 596 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.7% 22.0% 25.0%
Black 3.1% 3.1% 5.9%
Hispanic 28.1% 37.0% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 41.7% 36.7% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.8% 35.8% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.5% 27.4% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 8.4% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 163,244 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,209.4 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.2% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.4% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 58,586 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 5.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.0% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 58.0% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 35.0% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.7% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.9% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.5% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.8% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,193 $125,926,410 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $470 $7,223,900 2.8%
Staff $880 $13,525,600 5.2%
General Administration $159 $2,443,830 0.9%
School Administration $987 $15,170,190 5.9%
Operation $1,042 $16,015,540 6.2%
Transportation $386 $5,932,820 2.3%
Other $484 $7,439,080 2.9%
Total Support $4,409 $67,766,330 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,255 $65,399,350 25.2%
Total Expenditures $16,857 $259,092,090 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%