Cottonwood Plains Elementary School

  • Cottonwood Plains Elementary School serves 419 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cottonwood Plains Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Cottonwood Plains Elementary School's student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood Plains Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood Plains Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#530 out of 1718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cottonwood Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cottonwood Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cottonwood Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottonwood Plains Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.540.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cottonwood Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottonwood Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThompson School District R-2j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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