Cottondale Elementary School



Cottondale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 79
1 83
2 82
3 63
4 65
5 70
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, FL in the Jackson School District. It enrolls 460 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottondale Elementary School is the 1,609th largest public school in Florida and the 25,472nd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 460
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,609th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,549th out of 2,205

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Cottondale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 238
(52%)
3,014
(52%)
 Female 222
(48%)
2,771
(48%)

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 321
(70%)
3,433
(59%)
 Black 75
(16%)
1,807
(31%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
298
(5%)
 Hispanic 25
(5%)
194
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Cottondale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(70%)
3,426
(59%)
 Not Eligible 106
(23%)
1,909
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
450
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Cottondale Elementary School is ranked 1,188th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottondale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.0%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 466
2006 435
2007 474
2008 467
2009 434
2010 483
2011 488
2012 460

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 14.5
2007 15.3
2008 12.4
2009 13.2
2010 14.6
2011 14.6
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6931330472103
2006 0.70344827586207
2007 0.75738396624473
2008 0.78372591006424
2009 0.80645161290323
2010 0.74534161490683
2011 0.76229508196721
2012 0.7695652173913

Compare Cottondale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cottondale Elementary School
Cottondale, FL
Public PK - 05 460 13.5:1  
Cottondale High School
Cottondale, FL
Public 06 - 12 474 15.8:1 1 miles
Jackson Alternative School
Marianna, FL
Public PK - 12 99 7.1:1 7 miles
Frank M. Golson Elementary School
Marianna, FL
Public PK - 02 735 13.4:1 8 miles
Marianna Middle School
Marianna, FL
Public 06 - 08 678 15.8:1 8 miles
Jackson County Early Childhood Center
Marianna, FL
Public PK - PK 187 14.4:1 8 miles
Dayspring Christian Academy
Marianna, FL
Private PK - 08 154 11:1 10 miles
Riverside Elementary School
Marianna, FL
Public 03 - 05 633 15.1:1 10 miles
Washington Institute for Specialized Education
Chipley, FL
Public 05 - 12 67 13.4:1 11 miles
Kate M. Smith Elementary School
Chipley, FL
Public PK - 04 784 14:1 11 miles
Washington County Christian School
Chipley, FL
Private PK - 12 134 10:1 11 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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