Cottonwood School

13233 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Cottonwood School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • : Top 20% in MT
  • : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Cottonwood School's student population of 15 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
15 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Cottonwood School ranks within the top 20% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cottonwood School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#86 out of 707 schools
(Top 20%)
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≥50%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥50%
47%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
100%
78%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Cottonwood School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cottonwood School's ranking?
Cottonwood School is ranked #86 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Cottonwood School often compared to?
Cottonwood Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Emily Dickinson School, Anderson School, Gallatin Gateway School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Cottonwood School?
15 students attend Cottonwood School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Cottonwood School students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cottonwood School?
Cottonwood School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Cottonwood School offer ?
Cottonwood School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Cottonwood School part of?
Cottonwood School is part of Cottonwood Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • : Top 20%
  • : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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