West Cottonwood Junior High School

20512 West First St

Cottonwood, CA 96022-0500

Grades: 5-8

413 students

West Cottonwood Junior High School serves 413 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
West Cottonwood Junior High School operates within the Cottonwood Union Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 413 students
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Cottonwood Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
West Cottonwood Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
West Cottonwood Junior High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
11%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
12%
52%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
76%
26%
West Cottonwood Junior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Cottonwood Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.42
West Cottonwood Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
48%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
8%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,445 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,021 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,971 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Cottonwood Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 1,445 1,667
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $19 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $18 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,021 $11,099
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,971 $10,975
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Anderson Community Day (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cottonwood Community Day (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottonwood Creek Charter (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CottonwoodCottonwood Community Day
    Alternative School
    20512 West First St
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3123
    Alternative School

    0 mi | Gr. 5-8 | n/a students                      
  • CottonwoodCottonwood Creek Charter
    Charter School
    3425 Brush St
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-7200
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 152 students                      
  • CottonwoodEast Cottonwood Elementary School
    3425 Brush St
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3071
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 336 students                      
  • CottonwoodNorth Cottonwood Elementary School
    19920 Gas Point Rd
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-1698
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 544 students                      
  • CottonwoodEvergreen Community Day (5-8)
    Alternative School
    19500 Learning Way
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3411
    Alternative School

    3.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 2 students                      

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