PONDEROSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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17202 BUTTE CREEK RD
HOUSTON, TX 77090
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Phone: 281-891-8180
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 5th Grade
  • District: Spring Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 109.7
  • Number Students: 768
  • Number Teachers: 50
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4764
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Brooke Neal
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (19 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (15 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-28
    "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" & "Advanced" garnered C's and B's on the state exam. This school spent the entire year teaching the kids how to pass the state exam and only just began teaching the actual 4th grade curriculum in the last 6 weeks of school. This once thriving educational facility is now nothing more than a daycare riddled with careless teacher's just putting in enough effort to get a paycheck."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-28
    "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 child's responsibility because the teachers don't have time to contact each individual parent. I agree the work is the child's responsibility but contacting the parent of a struggling child is the TEACHER'S responsibility. I was under the impression that the school had "cleaned house" and rid themselves of ritualistic faculty members; evidently the habit of sweeping failing children under the rug has extended to "educators" as well."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-27
    "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 ."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-02
    "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 de verano, han logrado que mi hija sea una alumna excelente y responsable, estamos felices por sus resultados."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-01
    "LOVE IT!!! GREAT SCHOOL!!! Wonderful caring teachers great staff! I love how they really care about there students education."
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