Cotter High School

198 Melba Ave
Cotter, AR 72626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 361 students in grades 7-12, Cotter High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cotter High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Cotter High School's student population of 361 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
361 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Cotter High School ranks within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cotter High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#476 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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31%
36%
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40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
96%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Cotter High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
17%
9%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cotter High School's ranking?
Cotter High School is ranked #476 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Cotter High School often compared to?
Cotter High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mountain Home Career Academies, Norfork High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cotter High School?
The graduation rate of Cotter High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Cotter High School?
361 students attend Cotter High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Cotter High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cotter High School?
Cotter High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Cotter High School offer ?
Cotter High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cotter High School part of?
Cotter High School is part of Cotter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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