Cottonwood Day School

Cottonwood Day School serves 142 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Cottonwood Day School's student population of 142 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cottonwood Day School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cottonwood Day School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cottonwood Day School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
100%
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cottonwood Day School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
47%
Black
n/a
6%
White
n/a
35%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cottonwood Day School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).
How many students attend Cottonwood Day School?
142 students attend Cottonwood Day School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Cottonwood Day School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cottonwood Day School?
Cottonwood Day School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Cottonwood Day School offer ?
Cottonwood Day School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Cottonwood Day School part of?
Cottonwood Day School is part of Cottonwood Day School District.

School Reviews

2   1/19/2016
I'm really disappointed with this school. I transferred my child because of the inconsistency of my childs assignment. When my child turn in her assignment, the teacher would misplace it or loses it. Then my child would have to repeat the same assignment. What is going on?
- Posted by Parent - snyaz
5   10/27/2014
this school is a great school....but one thing the native american indian club to go by there rules for the princess pageants...a runner-up cant keep the for her slef for another year..memebers of NAC needs to follow the rules and listen to the rules.
- Posted by Parent - punky
5   6/20/2014
Cottonwood is a good school to got to. You get to learn a lot more to get ready for high school. I miss this school a lot I wish I could go back but im in high school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - sedge
5   2/28/2014
My daughter and I really like this school. the staffs and the students are always nice to one another. it's the best school that my daughter as ever been to.
- Posted by Parent - burba
5   10/14/2013
I miss Cottonwood Day school so much it was like my home. I wish I could go back but now I'm in high school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - nrock

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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