Cotton Creek School

  • Cotton Creek School serves 651 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Cotton Creek School's student population of 651 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cotton Creek School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cotton Creek School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1523 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
67%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cotton Creek School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauconda CUSD 118 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Island Lake Matthews Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 476 students
    1.5 miles
    Po Box 920
    Island Lake, IL 60042
    (847)526-6210
    1.5 6-8 476
  • Crystal Lake Prairie Grove Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    2.9 miles
    3223 Il Route 176
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-3023
    2.9 PK-5 471
  • Crystal Lake Prairie Grove Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 253 students
    2.9 miles
    3225 Il Route 176
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-3557
    2.9 6-8 253
  • Wauconda Wauconda Cusd 118 Alop Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-10
    3.3 miles
    555 N Main St
    Wauconda, IL 60084
    (847)526-7950
    3.3 9-10 n/a
  • Cary Cary Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 897 students
    3.4 miles
    2109 Crystal Lake Rd
    Cary, IL 60013
    (224)357-5150
    3.4 6-8 897

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