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: 2018 (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
590
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 50
Proficiency in Reading 69 49
Proficiency in Math 80 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 48
Proficiency in Reading 73 50
Proficiency in Math 72 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 45
Proficiency in Reading 72 52
Proficiency in Math 69 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.41
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.89
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 97 16.4%
Grade 1 107 18.1%
Grade 2 98 16.6%
Grade 3 112 19.0%
Grade 4 76 12.9%
Grade 5 100 16.9%
Total 590 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.2% 21.1% 24.4%
Black 1.0% 2.8% 5.7%
Hispanic 27.4% 36.6% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 45.2% 38.4% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.4% 36.7% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.4% 30.9% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 5.7% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 167,307 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,314.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.1% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 46.1% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.1% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.5% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 60,469 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 5.2% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.3% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 60.0% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 38.5% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.3% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.3% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,560 $147,109,280 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $629 $9,679,052 3.1%
Staff $949 $14,603,212 4.7%
General Administration $170 $2,615,960 0.8%
School Administration $1,090 $16,772,920 5.4%
Operation $1,247 $19,188,836 6.2%
Transportation $436 $6,709,168 2.2%
Other $668 $10,279,184 3.3%
Total Support $5,188 $79,832,944 25.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,435 $83,633,780 26.9%
Total Expenditures $20,183 $310,576,004 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%