Cottonwood School

Cottonwood School serves 19 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Cottonwood School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cottonwood School's student population of 19 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Cottonwood School is ranked within the top 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cottonwood School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
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11%
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
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5%
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Black
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1%
White
95%
78%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCottonwood Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cottonwood School is Havre High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Havre Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln-mckinley School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Havre Lincoln-mckinley School
    Grades: 2-4 | 277 students
    0.9 miles
    801 4th Street
    Havre, MT 59501
    (406) 265-9619
    0.9 2-4 277
  • Havre Sunnyside School
    Grades: 4-5 | 268 students
    1.5 miles
    601 14th Street
    Havre, MT 59501
    (406) 265-9671
    1.5 4-5 268
  • Havre Highland Park School
    Grades: PK-1 | 292 students
    1.7 miles
    1207 Washington
    Havre, MT 59501
    (406) 265-5554
    1.7 PK-1 292
  • Havre Havre High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 539 students
    1.8 miles
    900 18th Street
    Havre, MT 59501
    (406) 265-6731
    1.8 9-12 539
  • Havre Havre Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 409 students
    1.9 miles
    1441 11th Street West
    Havre, MT 59501
    (406) 265-9613
    1.9 5-8 409

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