Ponderosa Elementary



Ponderosa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 74
2 77
3 71
4 74
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponderosa Elementary is a public elementary school located in South San Francisco, CA in the South San Francisco Unf School District. It enrolls 441 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary is the 3,992nd largest public school in California and the 27,394th largest nationally. It has 22.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 441
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,394th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,992nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,711th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Ponderosa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 226
(51%)
3,197
(51%)
 Female 215
(49%)
3,023
(49%)

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 227
(51%)
3,014
(48%)
 Asian 75
(17%)
1,600
(26%)
 Two or More 74
(17%)
921
(15%)
 White 57
(13%)
454
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
126
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
93
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(71%)
3,196
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(22%)
2,338
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
686
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ponderosa Elementary is ranked 4,484th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ponderosa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 373
2007 383
2008 413
2009 415
2010 435
2011 441
2012 441

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 18.1
2007 17.8
2008 21.2
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21390374331551
2006
2007 0.18276762402089
2008 0.25665859564165
2009 0.25301204819277
2010 0.30574712643678
2011 0.045351473922902
2012 0.29024943310658

Compare Ponderosa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ponderosa Elementary
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Public KG - 05 441 22:1  
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Private PK - 08 645 17:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 683 22.8:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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