Cottonwood Creek Elementary School

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School serves 636 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School's student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#45 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
17%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
70%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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