Cotton Creek School



Cotton Creek School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cotton Creek School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 97
1 113
2 102
3 132
4 113
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cotton Creek School is a public elementary school located in Island Lake, IL in the Wauconda Community Unit School District 118. It enrolls 669 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cotton Creek School is the 267th largest public school in Illinois and the 9,114th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 669
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,114th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 267th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,706th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 463rd out of 2,345

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Cotton Creek School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 338
(51%)
1,485
(47%)
 Male 331
(49%)
1,674
(53%)

Cotton Creek School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 465
(70%)
2,009
(64%)
 Hispanic 152
(23%)
901
(29%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
62
(2%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
124
(4%)
 Black 11
(2%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Cotton Creek School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 503
(75%)
2,246
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(21%)
790
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
123
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Cotton Creek School is ranked 1,341st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cotton Creek School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Cotton Creek School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 612
2006 619
2007 643
2008 612
2009 628
2010 643
2011 617
2012 669

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 18.2
2007 18.4
2008 15.3
2009 15.3
2010 15.9
2011 15.6
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13888888888889
2006 0.140549273021
2007 0.18662519440124
2008 0.23039215686275
2009 0.28662420382166
2010 0.25816485225505
2011 0.30794165316045
2012 0.24813153961136

Compare Cotton Creek School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Cotton Creek School
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Public PK - 05 669 16.2:1  
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Public PK - 05 520 8.9:1 4 miles
Prairie Grove Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 363 10.4:1 4 miles
Wauconda Grade School
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Public PK - 05 651 17:1 4 miles
Wauconda Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 504 15.3:1 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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