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.
  • Cottonwood Community Day placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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%.

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School Overview

  • Cottonwood Community Day's student population of 5 students has grown by 66% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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

  • Cottonwood Community Day is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,358 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • 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)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#5978 out of 9358 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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Diversity Score0.570.64
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Graduation Rate
69%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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

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