Ponderosa Elementary



Ponderosa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 70
2 74
3 71
4 73
5 74
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 Unified School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary is the 4,077th largest public school in California and the 28,730th largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,730th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,077th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,256th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,409th out of 6,257

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Ponderosa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 228
(53%)
3,137
(52%)
 Female 204
(47%)
2,941
(48%)

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 204
(47%)
3,013
(50%)
 Asian 118
(27%)
2,066
(34%)
 White 59
(14%)
416
(7%)
 Two or More 34
(8%)
351
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(3%)
139
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 323
(75%)
3,546
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(22%)
2,119
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
413
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ponderosa Elementary is ranked 4,837th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 440
2014 441
2015 432

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
2013 22
2014 22
2015 21.6

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
2013 0.24090909090909
2014 0.25850340136054
2015 0.25231481481481

Compare Ponderosa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 432 21.6:1  
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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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