Ponderosa Elementary School

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804 Ponderosa Ave

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

(408) 423-4000

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 565

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Ponderosa Elementary School

My child attended Ponderosa from Kindergarten through 5th grade, and enjoyed every single moment of it. From the principal, Mrs. Jackson--who is a consummate professional with a loving heart and kind ear-- to all of the devoted and dedicated teachers, I simply could not have asked for better than what ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/14

My daughter finished her Kindergarten in Ponderosa, and it was a great year for her at school. Her Kindergarten Teacher for always very responsive, and addressed my daughter's academic, social as well as artistic needs. The Principal is very approachable, and dedicated to the school programs. The PTA ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/13

I'm very happy with Ponderosa. I have two daughters my oldest one has been going there for 4 years and youngest one for 2 years. So far I have liked all of there teachers. I like Mrs. Jackson I think she does a GREAT JOB.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/12

My daughter just started her kindergarten here at Ponderosa. She loves it ! Her teacher is very caring for her students. We are happy at this school.

Posted by a parent on 09/19/11

My child has been attending Ponderosa school since last three years and we are very pleased with his progress. Overall, he is very happy in the school especially when we moved him from Challenger school. Teachers pay attention on a 1:1 basis and get parents involved when needed. Staff and principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/20/10

It is one of the best schools. I am very blessed to have my son study in that school.

Posted by a parent on 09/02/09

My son went to this school and i can say this is one of the best school he has attended.The teachers here are great and principal is very very experienced.This school has played a major role in developing neighbourhood areas.

Posted by a parent on 08/11/08

I think it's a great school. The language curriculum is fantastic! Teachers are very educated and caring. It's very easy to meet and talk with them. All the parents know each other and the kids. Our new principal is very strong and the PTA is excellent. We have lots of events and activities going on. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/07

I have had 4 children enrolled at Ponderosa and know most of the teachers there. We have had our children in 3 different elementary schools over the years. The teachers at Ponderosa are exceptional. One of our children was struggling academically when we moved to the area. The teachers at Ponderosa ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/06

I student taught at this school and the atmosphere was incredibal. Very positive staff. In it to help the children.

Posted by a teacher on 03/18/06

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Test scores for Ponderosa Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ponderosa Elementary School
Santa Clara Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Sunnyvale schools — Ponderosa Elementary School is located at 804 Ponderosa Ave, Sunnyvale CA 94086. 804 Ponderosa Ave is in the 94086 ZIP code in Sunnyvale, CA The school district for Ponderosa Elementary School is the Santa Clara Unified School District. Ponderosa Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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