Cottonwood Elementary



Cottonwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 133
2 119
3 115
4 125
5 136
6 149
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hesperia, CA in the Hesperia Unified School District. It enrolls 896 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary is the 396th largest public school in California and the 2,431st largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 896
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,431st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 396th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,054th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 993rd out of 6,257

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Cottonwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 464
(52%)
6,430
(52%)
 Female 432
(48%)
5,979
(48%)

Cottonwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 598
(67%)
7,752
(62%)
 White 208
(23%)
2,868
(23%)
 Black 48
(5%)
743
(6%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
190
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
755
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
61
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
40
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 611
(68%)
7,942
(64%)
 Not Eligible 184
(21%)
3,194
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(11%)
1,273
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Cottonwood Elementary is ranked 374th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.5%) is 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 813
2006 911
2007 888
2008 877
2009 920
2010 867
2011 882
2012 822
2013 809
2014 856
2015 896

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 21.7
2007 18.9
2008 20.9
2009 28.8
2010 N/A
2011 30.4
2012 28.3
2013 28.9
2014 26.8
2015 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63222632226322
2006 0.5993413830955
2007 0.66779279279279
2008 0.61915621436716
2009 0.625
2010 0.70011534025375
2011 0.31632653061224
2012 0.79683698296837
2013 0.72064276885043
2014 0.73481308411215
2015 0.79464285714286

Compare Cottonwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 79.5%
 

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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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