Cottonwood Elementary



Cottonwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 103
1 101
2 114
3 124
4 110
5 117
6 153
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hesperia, CA in the Hesperia Unf School District. It enrolls 822 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary is the 648th largest public school in California and the 3,575th largest nationally. It has 28.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 822
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,575th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 648th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,196th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,141st out of 6,159

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Find Former CE Alumni

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 445
(54%)
6,130
(52%)
 Female 377
(46%)
5,648
(48%)

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 545
(66%)
7,083
(60%)
 White 191
(23%)
3,135
(27%)
 Black 47
(6%)
858
(7%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
195
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
407
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
48
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 548
(67%)
7,677
(65%)
 Not Eligible 167
(20%)
2,893
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(13%)
1,208
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Cottonwood Elementary is ranked 512th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Cottonwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 813
2006 911
2007 888
2008 877
2009 920
2010 867
2011 882
2012 822

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 21.7
2007 18.9
2008 20.9
2009 28.8
2010 N/A
2011 30.4
2012 28.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63222632226322
2006 0.5993413830955
2007 0.66779279279279
2008 0.61915621436716
2009 0.625
2010 0.70011534025375
2011 0.31632653061224
2012 0.79683698296837

Compare Cottonwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cottonwood Elementary
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 06 822 28.3:1  
Mesquite Trails Elementary
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 06 824 29.4:1 2 miles
Pathways to College
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 08 309 206:1 2 miles
Mesa Grande Elementary
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 06 618 22.9:1 2 miles
Topaz Preparatory Academy
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 08 767 29.5:1 2 miles
New Life Christian Academy
Hesperia, CA
Private PK - 06 73 14:1 3 miles
Hesperia Christian School
Hesperia, CA
Private PK - 12 296 17:1 3 miles
Shadow Ridge
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 12 116 23.2:1 3 miles
Just-4-Kids Preschool
Hesperia, CA
Private PK - TK 112 58:1 3 miles
Maple Elementary
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 06 675 24.5:1 3 miles
Joshua Circle Elementary
Hesperia, CA
Public KG - 06 812 29.5:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.