Cottonwood School

  • Cottonwood School serves 17 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 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cottonwood School's student population of 17 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students17 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood School is ranked within the top 20% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood School is 0.44, which is more 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 School Rank#127 out of 718 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cottonwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cottonwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
87%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cottonwood School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.440.37
This chart display the diversity score of Cottonwood School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bozeman Anderson 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 49 students
    1.9 miles
    10040 Cottonwood Road
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 587-1305
    1.9 7-8 49
  • Bozeman Anderson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 161 students
    1.9 miles
    10040 Cottonwood Road
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 587-1305
    1.9 PK-6 161
  • Gallatin Gateway Gallatin Gateway 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 17 students
    3.1 miles
    100 Mill Street
    Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
    (406) 763-4415
    3.1 7-8 17
  • Gallatin Gateway Gallatin Gateway School
    Grades: PK-6 | 134 students
    3.1 miles
    100 Mill Street
    Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
    (406) 763-4415
    3.1 PK-6 134
  • Bozeman Sacajawea Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 745 students
    6.3 miles
    3525 So 3rd Ave
    Bozeman, MT 59771
    (406) 522-6470
    6.3 6-8 745

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