Ponderosa Elementary



Ponderosa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 76
2 66
3 81
4 91
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponderosa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Loveland, CO in the Thompson School District R-2j. It enrolls 445 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary is the 496th largest public school in Colorado and the 27,391st largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 496th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 796th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 603rd out of 1,097

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Ponderosa Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 235
(53%)
5,792
(52%)
 Female 210
(47%)
5,446
(48%)

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(82%)
8,299
(74%)
 Hispanic 65
(15%)
2,327
(21%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
311
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
127
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
108
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 336
(76%)
6,844
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(17%)
3,422
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
972
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Ponderosa Elementary is ranked 661st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.5%) is lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 370
2011 431
2012 457
2013 462
2014 449
2015 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 19
2011 20.6
2012 17.7
2013 17.1
2014 16.6
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009
2010 0.2
2011 0.20649651972158
2012 0.2582056892779
2013 0.25324675324675
2014 0.24276169265033
2015 0.24494382022472

Compare Ponderosa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.5%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ponderosa Elementary
Loveland, CO
Public KG - 05 445 18.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 879 17.5:1 1 miles
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Immanuel Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 267 15:1 3 miles
Laurene Edmondson Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 210 13.3:1 3 miles
Lincoln Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 208 12.2:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 150 15.3:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 375 18.5:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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