Cotton Center School

2345 Fm 179
Cotton Center, TX 79021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 99 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Cotton Center School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cotton Center School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Cotton Center School's student population of 99 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
99 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Cotton Center School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cotton Center School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4220 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Cotton Center School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-69%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-59%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Cotton Center School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Cotton Center School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Cotton Center School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
44%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Cotton Center School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cotton Center School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.51
This chart displays the diversity score of Cotton Center School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
90%
This chart displays graduation rate of Cotton Center School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cotton Center School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cotton Center School's ranking?
Cotton Center School is ranked #4220 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cotton Center School?
The graduation rate of Cotton Center School is 50%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Cotton Center School?
99 students attend Cotton Center School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Cotton Center School students are Hispanic, 44% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cotton Center School?
Cotton Center School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cotton Center School offer ?
Cotton Center School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Cotton Center School part of?
Cotton Center School is part of Cotton Center ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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