Cottonwood Elementary School
Cottonwood Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cottonwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 510 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 53%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 70% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 66% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Cottonwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Cottonwood Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood Elementary School is 0.63, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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