Cottondale Elementary School

  • Cottondale Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cottondale Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cottondale Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Cottondale Elementary School's student population of 395 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottondale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cottondale Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#735 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
65%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Cottondale Elementary School is Cottondale High School (0.4 miles away)
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