Ponderosa Elementary School

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Reviews
7
Grades
K-5
Students
441
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at 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.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
44%
State avg: 37%
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English
48%
State avg: 48%
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Science
60%
State avg: 53%
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4/10
Academic progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where their class was last year, compared to students at other schools in the state.

Depending on the school’s test scores, academic progress means different things.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
50%
Filipino
15%
White
13%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
8%
Pacific Islander
3%
Black
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
295 Ponderosa Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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