Ponderosa Elementary School

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17202 Butte Creek Rd

Houston, TX 77090

(281) 891-8180

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 768

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Ponderosa Elementary School

I find the test scores from previous years hardly reflective of what was likely produced as of late. My child is on the honor roll (GT & AR) and his test scores were "average" on each section of the STAAR exam. I cannot imagine how the other children fared if what this school passes as "Accelerated" ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/14

I am just appalled at the quality of teaching; my niece attended this year and was failing every assignment in reading, yet her teacher never once contacted my sister to let her know there were issues. Instead the faculty stated that the failure to complete assignments and receive passing grades is the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/14

Ponderosa has improved a great deal!! My daughter and son have had the best Math teachers every year .. Great teachers, absolutely impressed on how much the school had tried to change the climate in the school. Its worked!!!!!!!Go ponies , I knew we could get back up and change for the better .

Posted by a parent on 04/27/14

He estado satisfecha estos 4 anios con la escuela, los maestros bilingues que cuenta mi hija, son muy exigentes como en mi pais y excelentes seres humanos que se preocupan por el desarrollo academico de sus alumnos, me sorpendio que desde el primer dia de clases llevaron tarea y tambien en las vacaciones ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/13

LOVE IT!!! GREAT SCHOOL!!! Wonderful caring teachers great staff! I love how they really care about there students education.

Posted by a parent on 06/01/13

This is a wonderful school! My son has enjoyed his class. The teachers care about the kids and their education.

Posted by a parent on 06/01/13

I love this school. The teachers and staff are amazing! I feel the education is fantastic.

Posted by a parent on 06/01/13

My daughter has attended Ponderosa since kinder and is in the fourth grade now. This school is extremely unorganized. Ever since first grade, the kids would start off in one class, but two weeks later, they would be switched to another class. The teachers yell at the students when trying to discipline ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/13

I made the huge mistake of sending my son to this school for one year after moving nearby. Instead of being assessed at the beginning of the school year, he was changed classes three different times. He was not challenged & just felt unbalanced & like he was starting all over each time. He did make ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/09/11

The CHAMPS teachers, (music, art, phys. ed, library) are the absolute best.

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

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Test scores
Test scores for Ponderosa Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Ponderosa Elementary School
Spring Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Houston schools — Ponderosa Elementary School is located at 17202 Butte Creek Rd, Houston TX 77090. 17202 Butte Creek Rd is in the 77090 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Ponderosa Elementary School is the Spring Isd. Ponderosa Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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