Cottonwood High School
Cottonwood High School serves 1,742 students in grades 9-12.
Cottonwood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Cottonwood High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Cottonwood High School's student population of 1,742 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
Students by Grade
Cottonwood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 959 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#872 out of 959 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education
My kids have gone to Cottonwood and the have great leadership at the school. They have a great music program and they care about the students.
Cottonwood High School is rapidly going downhill. The special education department is awful. They have no idea what they are doing, they do not work with the children that need special attention, they ignore IEP's and try to get by with spending as little time and money as possible. Absolutely horrendous. We have changed schools and I wouldn't send a child there nor recommend it to anyone.
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