American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood

  • American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood serves 296 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood's student population of 296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students296 students
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School Comparison

  • American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
29%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
74%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.410.42
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Graduation Rate≥80%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmerican Heritage Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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I have had the great pleasure of attending this excellent school. They are very student oriented and are unwavering in there excellent support of each student and there educational needs. I highly recommend your student attending this excellent school.The BEST of Hope Sincerely, Abigail Jensen Former Student
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