Cottondale Elementary School



Cottondale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 55
2 67
3 59
4 70
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottondale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cottondale, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottondale Elementary School is the 534th largest public school in Alabama and the 34,649th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,649th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 534th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 552nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 585th out of 783

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Cottondale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(61%)
6,554
(52%)
 Female 145
(39%)
6,142
(48%)

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(69%)
8,354
(66%)
 Black 76
(21%)
3,463
(27%)
 Hispanic 26
(7%)
596
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
162
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
98
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Cottondale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(64%)
6,064
(48%)
 Not Eligible 97
(26%)
5,587
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(10%)
1,045
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Cottondale Elementary School is ranked 409th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottondale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cottondale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 457
2007 458
2008 476
2009 451
2010 414
2011 416
2012 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.1
2007 13.9
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 12.6
2011 17.3
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55337690631808
2006 0.58862144420131
2007 0.55458515283843
2008 0.62394957983193
2009 0.72283813747228
2010 0.68115942028986
2011 0.76201923076923
2012 0.73783783783784

Compare Cottondale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 73.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cottondale Elementary School
Cottondale, AL
Public KG - 05 370 14.8:1  
Davis-Emerson Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 387 10.6:1 1 miles
Tuscaloosa Christian School
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Private PK - 12 316 14:1 1 miles
Eastwood Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 561 11.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 410 11:1 3 miles
Arcadia Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 333 13:1 3 miles
American Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 886 12:1 4 miles
Northington Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 389 13.7:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 307 12.3:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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