Cottondale Elementary School



Cottondale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 75
2 50
3 71
4 42
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, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 366 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottondale Elementary School is the 549th largest public school in Alabama and the 35,446th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,446th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 549th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 436th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 563rd out of 782

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Cottondale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(55%)
6,668
(51%)
 Female 164
(45%)
6,433
(49%)

Cottondale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(56%)
8,106
(62%)
 Black 92
(25%)
3,633
(28%)
 Hispanic 55
(15%)
957
(7%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
272
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
115
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Cottondale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(53%)
7,413
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 173
(47%)
5,097
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
591
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Cottondale Elementary School is ranked 581st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottondale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Cottondale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 457
2007 458
2008 476
2009 451
2010 414
2011 416
2012 370
2013 388
2014 402
2015 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.1
2007 13.9
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 12.6
2011 17.3
2012 14.8
2013 18.5
2014 20.1
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55337690631808
2006 0.58862144420131
2007 0.55458515283843
2008 0.62394957983193
2009 0.72283813747228
2010 0.68115942028986
2011 0.76201923076923
2012 0.73783783783784
2013 0.72938144329897
2014 0.73383084577114
2015 0.47267759562842

Compare Cottondale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.3%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 366 17.4:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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