Cotton Creek Elementary School

11100 Vrain Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Cotton Creek Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cotton Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cotton Creek Elementary School's student population of 498 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Cotton Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cotton Creek Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#604 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
65%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cotton Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Cotton Creek Elementary School is ranked #604 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Cotton Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Cotton Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Of Charter Schools by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Cotton Creek Elementary School?
498 students attend Cotton Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Cotton Creek Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cotton Creek Elementary School?
Cotton Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Cotton Creek Elementary School offer ?
Cotton Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Cotton Creek Elementary School part of?
Cotton Creek Elementary School is part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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