PROFICIENCY 24% 37% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Paradise Unified
34%Paradise
38%California

Ponderosa Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Paradise Unified" in Paradise, CA. There are a total of 536 students and 24 teachers at Ponderosa Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 287 free lunch students and 45 reduced lunch students.

Ponderosa Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.0%, which is 37% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students536
Teachers23.8
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch287
Reduced lunch45

 

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, 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
All20%
330-34%
410-14%
515-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All28%
335-39%
420-24%
525-29%
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.

Ponderosa Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 76.6% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 1.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 11.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 8.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Paradise demographics profile

StatisticParadiseCaliforniaNational
Population26,39639,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,44125691
Median age50.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English95%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Paradise

IndexParadiseCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ponderosa Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.