Cottonwood School



Cottonwood School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 68
2 73
3 73
4 70
5 76
6 66
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cottonwood School is a public elementary school located in Salt Lake City, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cottonwood School is the 413th largest public school in Utah and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 26.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 413th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 564th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 492nd out of 611

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Cottonwood School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 257
(52%)
20,986
(51%)
 Female 236
(48%)
19,836
(49%)

Cottonwood School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(90%)
21,948
(54%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
13,608
(33%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
1,595
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
205
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
1,327
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
1,524
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
615
(2%)

Cottonwood School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 419
(85%)
7,805
(19%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(14%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
5,555
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Cottonwood School is ranked 554th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.0%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 552
2006 519
2007 526
2008 488
2009 420
2010 486
2011 489
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 25.3
2007 26.3
2008 67.8
2009 22.9
2010 31.6
2011 29.8
2012 26.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.072463768115942
2006 0.99421965317919
2007 0.070342205323194
2008 0.028688524590164
2009 0.080952380952381
2010 0.069958847736626
2011 0.075664621676892
2012 0.1501014198783

Compare Cottonwood School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,670.0% 26.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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