500 E Mingus Ave
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cottonwood Middle School served 618 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 23% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
618 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
23%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
40%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AZ state average).

How many students attend Cottonwood Middle School?

618 students attend Cottonwood Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

54% of Cottonwood Middle School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cottonwood Middle School?

Cottonwood Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Cottonwood Middle School offer ?

Cottonwood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Cottonwood Middle School part of?

Cottonwood Middle School is part of Cottonwood-Oak Creek Elementary School District.

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