Cottonwood School

  • Cottonwood School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Cottonwood School's student population of 15 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonwood School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonwood School is 0.23, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#124 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
41%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cottonwood School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottonwood School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.230.20
This chart display the diversity score of Cottonwood School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cottonwood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottonwood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCottonwood Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bozeman Anderson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 171 students
    1.9 miles
    10040 Cottonwood Road
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406)587-1305
    1.9 PK-6 171
  • Gallatin Gateway Gallatin Gateway School
    Grades: PK-6 | 119 students
    3.1 miles
    100 Mill Street
    Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
    (406)763-4415
    3.1 PK-6 119
  • Bozeman Sacajawea Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
    6.3 miles
    3525 So 3rd Ave
    Bozeman, MT 59771
    (406)522-6470
    6.3 6-8 679
  • Bozeman Morning Star School
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    6.9 miles
    830 Arnold St
    Bozeman, MT 59771
    (406)522-6500
    6.9 PK-5 497
  • Bozeman Hyalite Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    7.5 miles
    3600 West Babcock
    Bozeman, MT 59771
    (406)582-6800
    7.5 PK-5 470

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