Cottondale Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Cottondale Elementary School
Cottondale Elementary School is a public school located in Cottondale, Florida. It is part of the Jackson County School District and serves over 500 students in grades Pre-K through 5th. The school has a strong academic program, with small class sizes and a variety of extracurricular activities.
The school offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of its diverse student population. In addition to traditional classes, Cottondale Elementary offers a variety of special education services, including speech and language therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. The school also offers a variety of enrichment programs, including art, music, physical education, and library.
Cottondale Elementary School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strong commitment to family involvement and parent participation. The school also has a variety of community partnerships, including those with local businesses, churches, and other organizations.
Cottondale Elementary School is an excellent choice for parents looking for a quality educational experience for their children. The school’s strong academic program, small class sizes, and variety of extracurricular activities make it an ideal choice for families in the Cottondale area.
2301 Cottondale Ln
Cottondale, AL 35453
PreK – 5
Overview Cottondale Elementary School
Cottondale Elementary School serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cottondale Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Cottondale Elementary School
Cottondale Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Cottondale Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.