Ponderosa Elementary School



Ponderosa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 106
2 93
3 108
4 121
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponderosa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Post Falls, ID in the Post Falls School District. It enrolls 539 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary School is the 81st largest public school in Idaho and the 17,983rd largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,983rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 81st out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 183rd out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 57th out of 391

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Ponderosa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 270
(50%)
2,014
(49%)
 Male 269
(50%)
2,113
(51%)

Ponderosa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 475
(88%)
3,662
(89%)
 Hispanic 38
(7%)
236
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
117
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 300
(56%)
2,282
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 186
(35%)
1,383
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
462
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Ponderosa Elementary School is ranked 115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 497
2006 488
2007 497
2008 545
2009 557
2010 538
2011 554
2012 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 18.8
2007 18.8
2008 19.5
2009 20.9
2010 18.6
2011 20.1
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4989939637827
2006 0.47540983606557
2007 0.51106639839034
2008 0.51009174311927
2009 0.53859964093357
2010 0.57992565055762
2011 0.53790613718412
2012 0.44341372912801

Compare Ponderosa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.3%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ponderosa Elementary School
Post Falls, ID
Public 01 - 05 539 19.3:1  
River City Middle School
Post Falls, ID
Public 06 - 08 546 20.1:1 2 miles
Genesis Preparatory Academy
Post Falls, ID
Private KG - 12 121 10:1 2 miles
Prairie View Elementary
Post Falls, ID
Public 01 - 05 599 20.5:1 2 miles
Frederick Post Kinder Center
Post Falls, ID
Public PK - 02 474 33.5:1 3 miles
Seltice Elementary School
Post Falls, ID
Public 01 - 05 384 20.2:1 3 miles
Mullan Trail Elementary School
Post Falls, ID
Public PK - 05 399 18.1:1 3 miles
Post Falls Middle School
Post Falls, ID
Public 06 - 08 747 17.3:1 3 miles
Classical Christian Academy
Post Falls, ID
Private PK - 12 135 8:1 4 miles
Holy Family Catholic School
Coeur D Alene, ID
Private PK - 08 199 17:1 4 miles
West Ridge Elementary School
Post Falls, ID
Public 01 - 05 439 20:1 4 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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