Cottonwood Elementary School



Cottonwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 72
2 82
3 72
4 84
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Montrose, CO in the Montrose County School District Re-1j. It enrolls 459 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood Elementary School is the 468th largest public school in Colorado and the 25,972nd largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 459
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,972nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 468th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 871st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 608th out of 1,097

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Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(54%)
2,209
(51%)
 Female 213
(46%)
2,112
(49%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 371
(81%)
2,455
(57%)
 Hispanic 73
(16%)
1,696
(39%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
101
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Cottonwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 295
(64%)
1,936
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(30%)
2,003
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
382
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked 499th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Cottonwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 410
2006 466
2007 505
2008 519
2009 473
2010 505
2011 466
2012 452
2013 450
2014 437
2015 459

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 19.8
2007 20.4
2008 21
2009 20
2010 20.1
2011 20.3
2012 18.8
2013 19.2
2014 17.1
2015 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24634146341463
2006 0.2725321888412
2007 0.33861386138614
2008 0.39499036608863
2009 0.38054968287526
2010 0.38811881188119
2011 0.36695278969957
2012 0.32522123893805
2013 0.31777777777778
2014 0.30205949656751
2015 0.35729847494553

Compare Cottonwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.7%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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