PROFICIENCY 67% 75% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%El Dorado Union High
58%Shingle Springs
38%California

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1818
Teachers72.96
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

GradeProficiency
All59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Ponderosa High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 80.2% 73.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 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%

Shingle Springs demographics profile

StatisticShingle SpringsCaliforniaNational
Population4,32339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)52725691
Median age51.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English92%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Shingle Springs

IndexShingle SpringsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ponderosa High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.