West Cottonwood Junior High School

West Cottonwood Junior High School serves 388 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
West Cottonwood Junior High School operates within the Cottonwood Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 388 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 388 students
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Cottonwood Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade West Cottonwood Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
West Cottonwood Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
West Cottonwood Junior High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
11%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
13%
53%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
78%
25%
West Cottonwood Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.38 0.65
West Cottonwood Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
30%
49%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
15%
9%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cottonwood Union Elementary School District's student population of 1,102 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,910 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,974 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Cottonwood Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,102 1,757
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $17 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $9 MM $18 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,910 $10,238
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,974 $10,739
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Anderson Community Day (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evergreen Community Day (5-8) (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottonwood Creek Charter (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CottonwoodCottonwood Creek CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 173 students
    0.2 miles
    3425 Brush St
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-7200
    0.2KG-8173
  • CottonwoodNorth Cottonwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 541 students
    2.3 miles
    19920 Gas Point Rd
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-1698
    2.3KG-4541
  • CottonwoodEvergreen Community Day (5-8)Alternative School
    Grades: 5-8 | 3 students
    3.4 miles
    19500 Lrng Way
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3411
    3.45-83
  • CottonwoodEvergreen Community Day K-5Alternative School
    Grades: KG-5 | 4 students
    3.4 miles
    19500 Lrng Way
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3411
    3.4KG-54
  • CottonwoodEvergreen Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 421 students
    3.4 miles
    19500 Lrng Way
    CottonwoodCA 96022
    (530)347-3411
    3.45-8421

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