Cottonwood Elementary



Cottonwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 31
1 20
2 23
3 27
4 30
5 24
6 37
7 26
8 28
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Aguanga, CA in the Hemet Unified School District. It enrolls 246 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary is the 5,398th largest public school in California and the 45,757th largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,757th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,398th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 858th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,267th out of 6,257

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Cottonwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 126
(51%)
7,398
(51%)
 Female 120
(49%)
7,174
(49%)

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 111
(45%)
8,219
(56%)
 White 109
(44%)
4,096
(28%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
618
(4%)
 Asian 7
(3%)
251
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
132
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1,207
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
49
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(56%)
10,234
(70%)
 Not Eligible 77
(31%)
2,620
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(13%)
1,718
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Cottonwood Elementary is ranked 4,256th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 304
2006 274
2007 270
2008 261
2009 215
2010 257
2011 250
2012 235
2013 244
2014 260
2015 246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.9
2007 16.9
2008 18.6
2009 15.4
2010 N/A
2011 21.6
2012 21.4
2013 20.3
2014 21.7
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65131578947368
2006 0.7956204379562
2007 0.68518518518519
2008 0.75862068965517
2009 0.78604651162791
2010 0.77821011673152
2011
2012 0.76170212765957
2013 0.75819672131148
2014 0.76153846153846
2015 0.6869918699187

Compare Cottonwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 68.7%
 

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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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