Ponderosa High School

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9/10
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Reviews
41
Grades
9-12
Students
1,818
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
78%
State avg: 50%
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English
80%
State avg: 48%
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Math
61%
State avg: 37%
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9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
55%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1630
State avg: 1473
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Equity
7/10
Equity overview

A promising sign:

This school is serving students from the state’s most disadvantaged communities better than other schools in the state.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about what’s the school doing.

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
78%
Hispanic
13%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
2%
Filipino
1%
Black
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
456 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
97%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
3661 Ponderosa Road
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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