PROFICIENCY 46% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2
59%Meridian
42%Idaho

Ponderosa Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2" in Meridian, ID. There are a total of 613 students and 30 teachers at Ponderosa Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 164 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Ponderosa Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.0%, which is 8% higher than the Idaho average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students613
Teachers29.9
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch164
Reduced lunch30

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ponderosa Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
355-59%
440-44%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
345-49%
440-44%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ponderosa Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIdahoNational
Caucasian 83.3% 83.5% 76.6% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 1.4% 1.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.1% 8.7% 16.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.6% 3.2% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Chaparral Elementary54%1.2Meridian, ID
Compass Public Charter School76%1.3Meridian, ID
Barbara Morgan Stem Academy50%1.5Meridian, ID
Hunter Elementary School68%1.5Meridian, ID
Sawtooth Middle School54%1.6Meridian, ID
Meridian High School46%1.8Meridian, ID
Meridian Middle School39%2.1Meridian, ID
Rocky Mountain High School57%2.2Meridian, ID
Willow Creek Elementary School57%2.2Meridian, ID
Paramount Elementary School63%2.6Meridian, ID
Peregrine Elementary School46%2.6Meridian, ID
Meridian Elementary School42%2.7Meridian, ID

Meridian demographics profile

StatisticMeridianIdahoNational
Population22,7111,635,483318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7631991
Median age45.135.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%60%55%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%

Education level achieved in Meridian

IndexMeridianIdahoNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.1%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.5%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters16.0%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Ponderosa Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.