Cottonwood Elementary School

  • Cottonwood Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • Cottonwood Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#310 out of 620 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:120:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
42%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
68%
33%
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 NV.
Diversity Score0.480.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLYON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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