Cottonwood Elementary School



Cottonwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 106
2 96
3 108
4 95
5 106
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Vail Unified School District. It enrolls 604 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary School is the 453rd largest public school in Arizona and the 13,014th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,014th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 453rd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 263rd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 311th out of 948

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Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(55%)
4,334
(52%)
 Female 272
(45%)
3,936
(48%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 354
(59%)
5,087
(62%)
 Hispanic 169
(28%)
2,303
(28%)
 Black 50
(8%)
432
(5%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
258
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
133
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 423
(70%)
6,097
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 141
(23%)
1,552
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
621
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked 670th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.0%) is lower than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Cottonwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 649
2006 650
2007 743
2008 729
2009 721
2010 677
2011 643
2012 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.7
2007 18
2008 16.5
2009 18.7
2010 19
2011 20.4
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14483821263482
2006 0.11846153846154
2007 0.14401076716016
2008 0.15912208504801
2009 0.22884882108183
2010 0.21270310192024
2011 0.21461897356143
2012 0.29966887417219

Compare Cottonwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Cottonwood Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 604 16.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 817 21.4:1 1 miles
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Ocotillo Ridge Elementary
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Public PK - 05 740 16.4:1 5 miles
Old Vail Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 727 18.2:1 6 miles
Nan Lyons Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 276 19.7:1 7 miles
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Public 06 - 08 365 19.4:1 7 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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