Cottonwood High School

663 Houston St
Cottonwood, AL 36320
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Cottonwood High School serves 752 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Cottonwood High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Cottonwood High School's student population of 752 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Cottonwood High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#430 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
82%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.310.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cottonwood High School is Ashford High School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rehobeth Middle School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashford Elementary School (9.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ashford Ashford Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 658 students
    9.6 miles
    100 Barfield St
    Ashford, AL 36312
    (334) 726-5958
    9.6 PK-5 658
  • Dothan Rehobeth Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,106 student
    9.6 miles
    5631 County Road 203
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 677-3838
    9.6 PK-5 1,106
  • Dothan Rehobeth Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 588 students
    9.6 miles
    5631 County Road 203
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 677-5153
    9.6 6-8 588
  • Ashford Ashford High School Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 767 students
    9.7 miles
    607 Church St
    Ashford, AL 36312
    (334) 899-5411
    9.7 6-12 767
  • Dothan Houston County Area Vocational Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    9.8 miles
    662 West Main
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 899-3308
    9.8 9-12 n/a

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