Cottonwood Elementary School



Cottonwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 81
2 83
3 67
4 82
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Casa Grande, AZ in the Casa Grande Elementary School District. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary School is the 741st largest public school in Arizona and the 26,568th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,568th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 741st out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 528th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 677th out of 932

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Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(52%)
3,580
(52%)
 Female 217
(48%)
3,322
(48%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 289
(64%)
4,364
(63%)
 White 72
(16%)
1,525
(22%)
 American Indian 32
(7%)
407
(6%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
323
(5%)
 Black 27
(6%)
223
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(53%)
3,264
(47%)
 Not Eligible 200
(44%)
3,189
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
449
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Cottonwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 636
2007 554
2008 563
2009 567
2010 549
2011 528
2012 514
2013 461
2014 476
2015 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 20.3
2007 20.8
2008 19.2
2009 19.3
2010 21.5
2011 19.6
2012 20.6
2013 19.2
2014 20.3
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89415481832543
2006 0.67924528301887
2007 0.69675090252708
2008 0.68738898756661
2009 0.73015873015873
2010 0.65755919854281
2011 0.5094696969697
2012 0.33852140077821
2013 0.89154013015184
2014 0.89285714285714
2015 0.55849889624724

Compare Cottonwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.8%
 

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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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