West Cottonwood Junior High School

20512 West First St,

Cottonwood, CA, 96022-0500

Tel: (530)347-3123
Grades: 6-8

299 students

West Cottonwood Junior High School serves 299 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% 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 299 students has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 299 students
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Cottonwood Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 22:1
West Cottonwood Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
5%
1%
West Cottonwood Junior High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
11%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
11%
52%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
26%
West Cottonwood Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.43 0.64
West Cottonwood Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,078 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Cottonwood Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 1,078 1,577
District Total Revenue $10 MM $19 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $18 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,021 $11,099
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,971 $10,975
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 East Cottonwood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cottonwood Cottonwood Creek Charter
    Charter School
    20512 West First St
    Cottonwood , CA , 96022
    (530)347-7200
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  129  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cottonwood Cottonwood Community Day
    Alternative School
    20512 West First St
    Cottonwood , CA , 96022
    (530)347-3123
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Cottonwood East Cottonwood Elementary School
    3425 Brush St
    Cottonwood , CA , 96022
    (530)347-3071
    0.2  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Cottonwood North Cottonwood Elementary School
    19920 Gas Point Rd
    Cottonwood , CA , 96022
    (530)347-1698
    2.3  mi  |  313  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Cottonwood Evergreen Middle School
    19500 Learning Way
    Cottonwood , CA , 96022
    (530)347-3411
    3.4  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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