Cottonwood Elementary School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Cottonwood Elementary School
Cottonwood Elementary School is a warm and welcoming learning environment located in the heart of a vibrant community. With a strong emphasis on academic excellence and a commitment to providing students with a safe and nurturing environment, Cottonwood Elementary School is an ideal place for children to learn and grow. Cottonwood Elementary School offers a wide range of educational opportunities for students in grades K-5. The school’s curriculum is designed to provide students with an engaging and challenging learning experience, with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills. Additionally, Cottonwood Elementary School offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, music, art, and drama.
At Cottonwood Elementary School, teachers and staff are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment that is both fun and stimulating. The school is committed to helping students reach their full potential, both academically and socially. Through its commitment to excellence, Cottonwood Elementary School is dedicated to helping its students become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
1667 N Kadota Ave
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Pre-K – 8
Overview Cottonwood Elementary School
Cottonwood Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cottonwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Cottonwood Elementary School
Cottonwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Cottonwood Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.