West Cottonwood Junior High School

  • West Cottonwood Junior High School serves 376 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • West Cottonwood Junior High School operates within the Cottonwood Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 376 students has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 376 students
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Cottonwood Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
West Cottonwood Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade West Cottonwood Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 24:1
West Cottonwood Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
1%
West Cottonwood Junior High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
16%
54%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
77%
24%
West Cottonwood Junior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Cottonwood Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.41
West Cottonwood Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
50%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
9%
West Cottonwood Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cottonwood Union Elementary School District's student population of 1,083 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,210 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,248 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Cottonwood Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,083 1,597
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $21 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $9 MM $21 MM
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,210 $12,988
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,248 $12,986
Cottonwood Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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