Cottonwood Creek Elementary School

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School serves 616 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School's student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#26 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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Asian
18%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
71%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottonwood Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.460.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottonwood Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek No. 5 in the county of Arapah School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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