American Heritage - Cottonwood

Serving 202 students in grades Kindergarten-12, American Heritage - Cottonwood ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

American Heritage - Cottonwood's student population of 202 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
202 students
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School Rankings

American Heritage - Cottonwood ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of American Heritage - Cottonwood is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
#961 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
32%
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30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
66%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.48
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≥50%
76%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Heritage - Cottonwood's ranking?
American Heritage - Cottonwood is ranked #961 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are American Heritage - Cottonwood often compared to?
American Heritage - Cottonwoodis often viewed alongside schools like Oak Creek Elementary School, Desert Star Community School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of American Heritage - Cottonwood?
The graduation rate of American Heritage - Cottonwood is 50%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend American Heritage - Cottonwood?
202 students attend American Heritage - Cottonwood.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of American Heritage - Cottonwood students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does American Heritage - Cottonwood offer ?
American Heritage - Cottonwood offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is American Heritage - Cottonwood part of?
American Heritage - Cottonwood is part of Edkey Inc. DBA American Heritage Academy (6365) School District.

School Reviews

5   1/11/2007
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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