Cottonwood Elementary School

300 Wright Boulevard
Wright, WY 82732
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cottonwood Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cottonwood Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students229 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cottonwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 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 0.25, 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
#220 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
3%
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cottonwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
86%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.250.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 NameCampbell County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Cottonwood Elementary School is Wright Junior & Senior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is 4-j Elementary School (18.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wright Wright Junior & Senior High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 188 students
    0.2 miles
    220 Wright Boulevard
    Wright, WY 82732
    (307) 464-0140
    0.2 7-12 188
  • Gillette 4-j Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 42 students
    18.7 miles
    2830 Highway 50a
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-3076
    18.7 K-6 42
  • Gillette Conestoga Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 392 students
    33.2 miles
    4901 Sleepy Hollow Boulevard
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 686-2373
    33.2 K-6 392
  • Gillette Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 437 students
    34.5 miles
    4501 Tanner Drive
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 686-3058
    34.5 K-6 437
  • Gillette Thunder Basin High School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,076 student
    34.9 miles
    4001 Saunders Boulevard
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 687-7733
    34.9 9-12 1,076

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