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: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-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: 4632
  • 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 2013-06-01
    "This is a wonderful school! My son has enjoyed his class. The teachers care about the kids and their education."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-01
    "I love this school. The teachers and staff are amazing! I feel the education is fantastic."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-06
    "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 them. The teachers really don't solve any problems. When a child tries to tell them another child is harassing them, the teacher just says, "sit down." They only do something when a child gets hurt. The principal has ZERO leadership skills. She doesn't make her presence known at all. The kids hardly ever get homework. I don't see how they expect kids to practice what they learn without homework. The staff is doing the bare minimum just to keep their jobs and to be able to call Ponderosa a 'school'. Until their attitude changes, this school is going to keep going down hill fast....it's not too far from rock bottom now."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-11-09
    "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 excellent grades.. but he was also doing work that he did two years prior at the previous school attended. He was assigned homework only 3 times the whole year!!! He is now back at his old school & for the first time ever is struggling to keep up. It's like he missed a whole year of school!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-19
    "The CHAMPS teachers, (music, art, phys. ed, library) are the absolute best."
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