PROFICIENCY 67% 75% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%El Dorado Union High
66%Shingle Springs

Ponderosa High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "El Dorado Union High" in Shingle Springs, CA. There are a total of 1,818 students and 73 teachers at Ponderosa High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 213 free lunch students and 75 reduced lunch students.

Ponderosa High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 66.5%, which is 75% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch213
Reduced lunch75


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment405
Taking some courses358
Taking some courses (not tests)50
Passing some courses285
Passing no courses63

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 High, there are a total of 405 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 358 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School74%

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 High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 80.2% 73.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 3.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.1% 12.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 7.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Shingle Springs demographics profile

StatisticShingle SpringsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)89823291
Median age43.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%52%55%
Speak English83%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Shingle Springs

IndexShingle SpringsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college83.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.6%1.3%
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