Cotaco School



Cotaco School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cotaco School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 48
1 59
2 47
3 45
4 54
5 55
6 43
7 40
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cotaco School is a public elementary school located in Somerville, AL in the Morgan County School District. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cotaco School is the 411th largest public school in Alabama and the 24,659th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,659th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 411th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 513th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 423rd out of 782

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Cotaco School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 257
(54%)
2,877
(52%)
 Female 215
(46%)
2,699
(48%)

Cotaco School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(91%)
4,724
(85%)
 Black 16
(3%)
140
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
82
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
570
(10%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cotaco School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 217
(46%)
2,592
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(45%)
2,568
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(9%)
416
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Cotaco School is ranked 384th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cotaco School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Cotaco School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 541
2006 554
2007 510
2008 506
2009 514
2010 517
2011 495
2012 510
2013 500
2014 447
2015 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.5
2007 13.6
2008 14
2009 11.2
2010 11
2011 12.6
2012 12.3
2013 16.2
2014 16.3
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37707948243993
2006 0.41335740072202
2007 0.41764705882353
2008 0.40316205533597
2009 0.46887159533074
2010 0.54158607350097
2011 0.53939393939394
2012 0.56470588235294
2013 0.61
2014 0.50559284116331
2015 0.54025423728814

Compare Cotaco School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
This School 54.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cotaco School
Somerville, AL
Public PK - 08 472 17.9:1  
Union Hill School
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Public KG - 08 437 17.1:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 08 246 12.8:1 9 miles
Williams Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 512 14.6:1 11 miles
James E Williams School
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Public PK - 05 542 18.8:1 11 miles
Eva School
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Public KG - 08 388 17.3:1 11 miles
Priceville Jr High School
Decatur, AL
Public 06 - 08 341 20.8:1 12 miles
Priceville Elementary School
Priceville, AL
Public KG - 05 720 19.5:1 12 miles
Farley Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 343 16.7:1 12 miles
Bethel Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 100 9:1 13 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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