Cottonwood Elementary



Cottonwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 53
2 54
3 64
4 70
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Andover, KS in the Andover School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary is the 250th largest public school in Kansas and the 32,915th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,915th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 250th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 383rd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 216th out of 692

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Cottonwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 195
(50%)
2,045
(51%)
 Female 192
(50%)
1,943
(49%)

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 330
(85%)
3,263
(82%)
 Hispanic 22
(6%)
282
(7%)
 Asian 20
(5%)
189
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
165
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
68
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 260
(67%)
3,283
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(24%)
530
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(9%)
175
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Cottonwood Elementary is ranked 401st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.8%) is lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 485
2007 505
2008 372
2009 394
2010 403
2011 383
2012 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 15
2007 16.8
2008 15.8
2009 15.9
2010 16.9
2011 15
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15665236051502
2006 0.16907216494845
2007 0.12475247524752
2008 0.20161290322581
2009 0.27664974619289
2010 0.30769230769231
2011 0.31070496083551
2012 0.328165374677

Compare Cottonwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.8%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cottonwood Elementary
Andover, KS
Public PK - 05 387 14.3:1  
Andover Middle School
Andover, KS
Public 06 - 08 654 14.8:1 1 miles
Andover Ecademy
Andover, KS
Public KG - 12 424 24.8:1 1 miles
Meadowlark Elementary
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Public PK - 05 351 15.7:1 1 miles
Andover Central Middle School
Andover, KS
Public 06 - 08 574 15.6:1 2 miles
Robert M. Martin Elementary
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Public PK - 05 357 14.6:1 2 miles
Wheatland Elementary
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Public PK - 05 454 16.3:1 2 miles
Prairie Creek Elementary
Andover, KS
Public PK - 05 372 14.8:1 3 miles
Magdalen Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 538 15:1 3 miles
Sunflower Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 415 16.7:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 265 13.7:1 5 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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