Cottonwood Elementary School

16734 S. Cottonwood Creek Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99338
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cottonwood Elementary School serves 754 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Cottonwood Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cottonwood Elementary School's student population of 754 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students754 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 2039 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
85%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennewick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cottonwood Elementary School is Benton County Jail (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chinook Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunset View Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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