Cottonwood Creek Elementary School

11200 East Orchard Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School's student population of 577 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 1734 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
70%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cottonwood Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is ranked #44 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Cottonwood Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Cottonwood Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cherry Creek Charter Academy, High Plains Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Cottonwood Creek Elementary School?
577 students attend Cottonwood Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cottonwood Creek Elementary School?
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Cottonwood Creek Elementary School offer ?
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Cottonwood Creek Elementary School part of?
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School is part of Cherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah.

School Calendar

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Date
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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