Ponderosa Elementary



Ponderosa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 172
1 153
2 134
3 140
4 146
5 132
6 155
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponderosa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anaheim, CA in the Anaheim City School District. It enrolls 1,032 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary is the 162nd largest public school in California and the 1,140th largest nationally. It has 27.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,032
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,140th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 162nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,513th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 333rd out of 6,257

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Ponderosa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 530
(51%)
9,077
(48%)
 Male 502
(49%)
9,763
(52%)

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 955
(93%)
16,278
(86%)
 Asian 34
(3%)
1,053
(6%)
 White 20
(2%)
913
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
83
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
253
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
241
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
19
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 885
(86%)
13,393
(71%)
 Not Eligible 86
(8%)
3,870
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(6%)
1,577
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ponderosa Elementary is ranked 63rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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
2009 N/A
2010 1072
2011 1165
2012 1145
2013 1066
2014 1074
2015 1032

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 26.6
2013 30
2014 29.4
2015 27.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.98507462686567
2011
2012 0.93799126637555
2013 0.95215759849906
2014 0.96182495344507
2015 0.91666666666667

Compare Ponderosa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,750.0% 27.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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