Cotaco School



Cotaco School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cotaco School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 51
1 59
2 47
3 55
4 44
5 46
6 60
7 64
8 65
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cotaco School is a public elementary school located in Somerville, AL in the Morgan County School District. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cotaco School is the 343rd largest public school in Alabama and the 20,602nd largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,602nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 343rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 222nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 255th out of 783

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Cotaco School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 258
(51%)
2,887
(51%)
 Female 252
(49%)
2,816
(49%)

Cotaco School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 468
(92%)
5,010
(88%)
 Black 20
(4%)
146
(3%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
427
(7%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
67
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Cotaco School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(48%)
2,582
(45%)
 Not Eligible 222
(44%)
2,602
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
519
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Cotaco School is ranked 391st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cotaco School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Cotaco School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 541
2006 554
2007 510
2008 506
2009 514
2010 517
2011 495
2012 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.5
2007 13.6
2008 14
2009 11.2
2010 11
2011 12.6
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37707948243993
2006 0.41335740072202
2007 0.41764705882353
2008 0.40316205533597
2009 0.46887159533074
2010 0.54158607350097
2011 0.53939393939394
2012 0.56470588235294

Compare Cotaco School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.5%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Cotaco School
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Public PK - 09 510 12.3:1  
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Private PK - 06 91 3:1 12 miles
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Public PK - 05 335 13.9:1 12 miles
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Public KG - 05 722 15.4:1 12 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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