Cottonwood Community Day

Cottonwood Community Day serves 5 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Cottonwood Community Day's student population of 5 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students5 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Cottonwood Community Day is 0.57, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
<50%
59%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
<50%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:123:1
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American Indian
20%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
60%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
20%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Graduation Rate
(14-15)
69%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain Empire Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Cottonwood Community Day is County Collaborative Charter (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Marcos County Collaborative Charter Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 32 students
    0.1 miles
    3291 Buckman Springs Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646
    0.1 K-12 32
  • Pine Valley Mountain Empire High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 389 students
    0.1 miles
    3305 Buckman Springs Rd.
    Pine Valley, CA 91962
    (619) 473-8601
    0.1 9-12 389
  • Pine Valley Mountain Empire Special Education Preschool

    0.1 miles
    3291 Buckman Springs Rd.
    Pine Valley, CA 91962
    (619) 473-9022
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Campo Campo Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 459 students
    6.2 miles
    1654 Buckman Springs Rd.
    Campo, CA 91906
    (619) 478-5583
    6.2 K-8 459
  • Pine Valley Pine Valley Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 80 students
    6.3 miles
    7454 Pine Blvd.
    Pine Valley, CA 91962
    (619) 473-9022
    6.3 6-8 80

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