Cottonwood Elementary School

  • Cottonwood Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cottonwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cottonwood Elementary School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank#252 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
17%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
79%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottonwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.350.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottonwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatrona County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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